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Top tips for teaching perfect poetry lessons in secondary English

Get your KS3/4 students writing, analysing and comparing poems like masters of verse, with this expert advice CPD set

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Part 1
Part 1

6 ways to improve students’ unseen poetry analysis

Get students writing poetry and they’ll soon develop the skills they need to analyse and interpret other poets’ work

Part 2
Part 2

How to help students analyse poetry confidently by making it relevant to their lives

Dispel students’ fear of poetry with these collaborative activities

Part 3
Part 3

How to write the perfect comparative essay on poetry

When it comes to poetry analysis, Phil Beadle knows what examiners want to see – and he’s here to make sure you can help every student can deliver it

Part 4
Part 4

How to use spoken-word poetry to inspire students’ writing

Get slammin’ to have even the most unengaged students writing brilliantly

Part 5
Part 5

How to use nonsense verse to provide serious benefits to poetry students

Take your class on the Ning Nang Nong where the cows go bong, and go where the swivy toves gyre and gimble in the wabe

Part 6
Part 6

How to use poetry to engage your reluctant writers

Despite its often intimidating reputation, poetry can be a powerful tool with which engage your students' enthusiasm, creativity and imagination

Part 7
Part 7

Bring poetry writing alive by heading outside

With guidance – and a little natural inspiration – writing a poem can become a thrilling, whole-class adventure

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