National Poetry Day Resources

National Poetry Day will take place on 4th October – make sure the date is marked on your calendar! Our friends at National Poetry Day have sent us some resources for you to create poetry with your class ready for your We Are Writers book. If you’re creating a poetry anthology, take a look at the resources below.

Changing places

Use this resource to write a poem imagining a change in a known plalce.

Key Stage 1/2

Download ‘Changing places’

Change like a cloud

Use this resources to write a poem on the theme of change, using cloud-spotting as a starting point.

Key Stage 2

Download ‘Change like a cloud’

Change

Use this resource to write a poem on the theme of change, using Russian dolls as a starting point.

Key Stage 2

Download ‘Change’

Changing seasons

Use this resource to write a poem about the changing of the seasons.

Key Stage 2/3

Download ‘Changing seasons’

Past, present and future

Use this resource to write a poem on changing times.

Key Stage 2/3

Download ‘Past, present and future’

Change a memorable experience into a poem

Use this resource to create a poem out of a memorable experience.

Key Stage 3

Download ‘Change a memorable experience into a poem’

Changing climate

Use this resource to write a poem on the changing climate.

Key Stage 3

Download ‘Changing climate’

Time to move

Use this resource to write a poem about the changes of moving house.

Key Stage 3

Download ‘Time to move’

I will be

Use this resource to write about your own ideas and how they might change your life.

Key Stage 3

Download ‘I will be’

Two seasons

Use this resource to use the seasons as a starting point to write a poem focused on seasons.

Key Stage 3/4

Download ‘Two seasons.’

Effecting change by inspiration

Use this resource to write a poem based on Shakespeare.

Key Stage 3/4

Download ‘Effecting change by inspiration’

A change in circumstances

Use this resources to write a poem about the changes you notice in your everyday life.

Key Stage 4

Download ‘A change in circumstances’

For more We Are Writers resources, click here.

To find out more about National Poetry Day, click here.