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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
How to help students analyse poetry confidently by making it relevant to their lives
Dispel students’ fear of poetry with these collaborative activities
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
How to use spoken-word poetry to inspire students’ writing
Get slammin’ to have even the most unengaged students writing brilliantly
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
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
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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