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National Poetry Day resources – Five poets read children’s poems

What's included?

10-page PDF with poems, author comments and activities

Key Stage

KS1, KS2


Years 1-6


This resource includes five amazing poets – Michael Rosen, Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Rachel Rooney, Joseph Coelho and Karl Nova – reading out one of their poems, talking about them and offering a classroom activity for your students to do.

The poems are written out for students to read, and there are links to videos of each poet reading out their poem, which you can also view below.

This resource comes as an editable Word doc and as a PDF.

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National Poetry Day resources – Five poets read children’s poems

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