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CLIP 13272

A poetry workshop on the theme of 'The 2 sides of me'

A poetry workshop on the theme of 'The 2 sides of me'

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Key Info
  • A poetry workshop on the theme of 'The 2 sides of me'
  • Duration: 03:22
  • Now in her mid-twenties Caroline Bird published her first book of verse aged just fifteen. In this entertaining workshop she invites thirty teenagers to imagine the two sides of their personalities, and then write poems that describe their differences and what might happen if 'The 2 sides of me' were to meet or come into conflict. The result is a crop of poems, some funny, others poignant. First broadcast in the Learning Zone on BBC2 in January 2012 as part of the programme How to write.
  • Subject:



    Writing: Poetry and Drama

  • Keywords: Howtowrite, writing poetry, images, metaphor, creating images, poetry workshop, Caroline Bird, rhyme, verse, poetry slam
Ideas for use in class
  • When discussing creative writing and poetry. As inspiration for classroom poetry workshops.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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