UKLA Poetry

Updated poetry resources list compiled by Rebecca Simpson-Hargreaves
Hear Rebecca Simpson Hargreaves talking with Christine Lockwood about the joys of teaching poetry.
In an extended cross-curricular project, Years 3 and 4 create a poem scroll based on a traditional Bengali form of poetic narrative. Through drama, discussion and close examination of the original poem, the children came to understand the horrors of the tsunami and wrote and illustrated their own narrative poem, which they made into a scroll.

Review of To Rhyme Or Not To Rhyme? Teaching Children to Write Poetry by Sandy Brownjohn

UKLA has published several reviews of tried and tested books. These aren’t new publications but books which members recommend as practical and accessible.

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