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CLIP 8829

Inspirations for poetry - insects

Inspirations for poetry - insects
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Key Info
  • Inspirations for poetry - insects
  • Duration: 01:31
  • A group of young poets are given first-hand experience of the insects that they will write a poem about. The traditional Madagascan poem 'The Locust' is shared with them.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Inspiration for writing

  • Keywords: poetry, senses, similes, minibeasts, insects, inspiration
Ideas for use in class
  • Collect mini beasts with pupils. Children can then write poems about mini beasts, inspired by their observations.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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