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National & World Poetry Days 2018

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National Poetry Day 2018National Poetry Day 2018 is planned for Thursday 4th October. It is one of two big poetry events this year, the other is World Poetry Day, being held on 21 March 2018.

World Poetry Day is a time to appreciate and support poets and poetry around the world. It is held on March 21 each year and is an initiative of the United Nations ...

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National Poetry Day 2016

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National Poetry Day 2016National Poetry Day  takes place this week on Thursday 6 October 2016. The theme for the 2016 Poetry Day is Messages. There are a range of projects and events planned for the day. The winning poems have already been published; it would be great to read them altogether, as a class, or school:

  • The Sea Says
  • A Message to the Future
  • Messages in Space
  • SSSNNNWHUFFFLL and
  • Postcard Poems

There are free resources, ...

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Poetry Month April

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Poetry Month AprilPoetry Month April brings lots of resources to be shared with schools and anyone interested in poetry. Here are some poetry links that may be useful, not only during April but at any time.

Scholastic – Offers three tutorials for poetry writing, many printable resources which offer teachers lots of help for interesting projects.

Boomwriter – Shares ...

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Word Mover – Magnetic Poetry Maker

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Word Mover Magnetic Poetry makerWord Mover  is a magnetic poetry maker.  It is free to use. Users can either drag words from a word bank, or add their own.  It is easy to create a new poem or to open one previously worked on. Completed poems can be printed, emailed, saved to a computer or shared on the site.

Word Mover could be great for practice in ...

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National Poetry Day

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1-Nat_Poetry_Day_2015What is National Poetry Day?

National Poetry Day is the annual mass celebration of poetry and all things poetical. It will mark its 21st birthday on Thursday 8 October 2015.

“Download the free National Poetry Day anthology of Light Poems here, and check out the poems and poets involved here.

All are invited ...

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