One big push and then it's the Christmas holidays! All our Poetry By Heart Scotland resources are up on the dedicated page so don't forget to make the most of them with your school competition. Plus do pop over to Making Makars - new teaching resources this month for primary and secondary.
Christmas image by Luc De Leeuw shared under a CC licence available at flickr.org
It's here - Scotland's new national recital competition for pupils in S4-S6! Want to find out what the competition involves? Read Poetry By Heart Scotland: at a glance. Wnat to download resources and poems? Click here. If you're a local authority and want to register your region or are a teacher who wants to register your school, email firstname.lastname@example.org ALL POEMS NOW UP!
Look in our library of resources to find just the right thing to help meet your poetry classroom needs. From Early Years to senior students, we should have something to help with reading and writing and enjoying poetry in a range of ways, across the curriculum.
Poetry competitions can be the ideal way to bring poetry into the classroom. Many offer helpful guidance for teachers, and the prospect of prizes, publication and a real audience can prove highly motivating for pupils. Find out more about competitions for all ages and throughout the year.