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Writing Stars 2017: Poetry Competition KS2

Caleb Femi

Writing Stars 2017: Poetry Competition KS2

Resilience, Poetry, Writing

This pack will help your pupils learn about resilience through poetry.

What resources are in this pack?

How long does it take to deliver this pack?

clock 95 minutes

Learning outcomes

Pupils will be able to:

  • work collaboratively in a team
  • plan their writing through discussion and recording
  • read a review a range of poetry
  • learn to appreciate rhymes and poems
  • draft and write by composing and rehearsing and building a rich vocabulary
  • read aloud their own writing.

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Christian Fuchs of Leicester City

Film: Resilience

Resilience – the ability to meet challenges and learn from them – is one of life's most important skills. This film will introduce pupils this idea and get them thinking about how they might become more resilient.

Premier League Writing Stars competition image

Introductory presentation

A short presentation to use to introduce the Premier League Writing Stars competition to your pupils.

Young person on a basketball court

Starter activity: Try, Try Again

Pupils are introduced to the Premier League Writing Stars competition and take part in an activity that illustrates the importance of trying again.

Young boy reading from a sheet in a classroom

Main activity: I got up again

Pupils build a vocabulary bank about resilience consider a time when they had to be resilient as inspiration to write their own poem.