Poetry resources

Poetry resources

National Poetry Day - 1 October 2020

National Poetry Day is a nationwide celebration of poetry usually held on the first Thursday in October. This year's National Poetry Day takes place on Thursday 1 October 2020, with the theme 'Vision'. In Scotland the Scottish Poetry Library usually celebrates the occasion by producing a series of resources for schools to request or download and enjoy. Teachers may wish to link this year's theme into a multilingual 'Mother Tongue Other Tongue' poetry competition. So why not inspire your students to celebrate the day, get creative and hold a contest? We've sourced some resources and links to websites below to help you get started.

Here's our French acrostic poem in celebration of the National Poetry Day 2020 theme:

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