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Writing Stars 2017: Poetry Competition KS1

KS1/Foundation
English
Caleb Femi

Writing Stars 2017: Poetry Competition KS1

KS1/Foundation
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

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Learning outcomes

Pupils will be able to:

  • have a better understanding of the term 'resilience'
  • develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by writing poetry
  • learn to appreciate rhymes and poems
  • consider what they are going to write
  • read aloud what they have written.

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Christian Fuchs of Leicester City
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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.

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Introductory presentation

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

Children in a classroom
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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.

Children drawing
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Main activity: I got up again

Pupils build a vocabulary bank about resilience and use the associated materials to work towards writing their own poem for the competition.