becoming still still becoming
pausing here to read this reading this to pause here
slow down long enough to read these words
A classroom resource using the poem Untitled no.54 by Derek Walcott. Activities in this resource are aimed at pupils in upper secondary
A classroom resource using the poem Raindrum by Nigerian poet Niyi Osundare. Activities in this resource are aimed at pupils in lower secondary school (S1–S3).
A secondary school classroom resource about the Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert.
Classroom resource (S1-S3) using two poems from Croatia and Serbia about wolves.
Loads of ideas and inspiration to get you started writing poetry in any situation.
Useful tips about how to perform a poem.
A checklist to help you organise a poetry competition.
A technical guide for teachers showing in detail how poetry sits within the Curriculum for Excellence (used in Scottish schools). Includes Literacy and English Experiences and Outcomes.
Classroom resource about the poem Song for Yacine Mbaye by Senegalise poet Leopold Sedar Senghor. Activities in this resource are aimed at pupils in lower secondary school (S1–S3). Curriculum levels 3 and 4.