Poetry Resources

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Poetry engages students on many different levels and is a vital tool for the development of critical awareness, evaluation and thinking skiils. Generally poetry can be a tricky beast to teach, what with the sheer range of material available as well as the issues of whether to focus on aspects of comprehension, language features, writing, responding or simply accessng what you consider to be important poems. There's lots ot consider and the following material goes part way to helping.

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The following poems are a loose collection from all walks; it is a great idea to laminate them as a collection to allow for ease-of-use amongst students. The first lesson in the attached unit (and some of the other lessons) assume that this is the case. Please Add!



The following are all obtained from the Assessment Resource Bank, provided by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research:

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