Poet and artist John Lyons shares tried and tested guidelines used by successful poets.
So, you want to write a poem about 'place' but don’t know where to start? Don't worry! Rachel Rooney is here to help.
Poet and spoken word educator Indigo Williams gives prompts to help create a poem or design a lesson.
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Using 'In My Country' by Jackie Kay to explore the importance of place to identity.
Using 'A Bay in Anglesey', by John Betjeman to stimulate expressive writing.
Whether you are a young poet or an English teacher, Kate Clancy's top tips will help you write a poem about 'place'.
The CLPE website is packed with resources to support the teaching of poetry in primary schools. Whether you are looking for a poem to use with your class or a guide to poetry language and forms, you will find something to help you.
Having problems editing your poem? Try following John Lyons' pointers for young poets.