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Walt: Types of Poetry


Introduce the children to different types of poetry and read through the examples.

What do they like about it and why?

Do you recognise any types of these poems?

Have you ever written your own poems?

What inspires you?


Choose one of the images to have a go gathering your ideas and vocabulary etc. Only one needs to be done.


Then look at the example volcano poems. What do you like about it, which poem do you prefer, why? Is there anything you would like to include in your own volcano poem?