Poetry resources

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National Poetry Day - 2 October 2014

National Poetry Day is a nationwide celebration of poetry held on the first Thursday in October. This year's National Poetry Day takes place on Thursday 2 October 2014 and the theme this year is 'Remember', which also links into the multilingual 'Mother Tongue Other Tongue' poetry competition. So why not inspire your students to celebrate the day, get creative and enter the contest? We've sourced some resources and links to websites below to help you get started.
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Gaelic
  • German
  • Italian
  • Scots
  • Spanish
  • Urdu
  • Other world languages
  • Generic poetry and language resources
  • Poems about bilingualism
  • Other celebrations
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