The Great Big Animal Poem

National Poetry Day is celebrated on Thursday 4th October 2018. It is a chance for people to share and read poems and become inspired to write their own.

npd

Poetry is an amazing medium for expressing creativity: you can play around with words, rhythm and structure to create something fantastic!

To celebrate, we want to create ‘The Great Big Animal Poem’ including work from our poets all over the world. We have started off the poem with our own rhyming couplet:

 

Screen Shot 2018-09-18 at 15.18.35

We want as many students around the world to write a rhyming couplet about their own favourite animal that they have created. It is very easy for your students to take part in this, just follow these steps:

  1. Send the Great Big Poem Lesson to your students. This video will show you how to send lessons.
  2. They complete it by writing a rhyming couplet and drawing a picture to illustrate it.
  3. Download the lesson results into a spreadsheet. This video will show you how to download lesson results.
  4. Email the spreadsheet to [email protected] before the end of October 2018.

All of the rhyming couplets that we receive can be added to our poem and published at the end of October 2018.

We can’t wait to read your rhymes and create our amazing poem!

Find out more about National Poetry Day

Write a Comment

Recent Posts

Setting up a new class on Night Zookeeper

Setting up a new class on Night Zookeeper

Welcome back! We hope you’ve had a great summer vacation and that you’re as excited as we are about the new school year! We’ve been working really hard this summer to add lots of new features and activities to the website! We hope you’ll enjoy the improvements with your students! This blog post includes all you need to know to make a fast start with Night Zookeeper this year! Let’s get your kids up and running! How do I create […]

The New Nightzookeeper.com

The New Nightzookeeper.com

The Night Zookeeper team have been busy over the last few months preparing a host of new features for you and your students to enjoy. Here’s just some of what you can expect when you start using nightzookeeper.com with your class. A streamlined student menu for easy navigation. New learning games that help students to use new words, develop reading comprehension skills, and improve spelling. A new live game to play with the whole class, ‘Sentence Dash’ that boosts reading comprehension skills. […]

Share this with

Copy this link

Follow us on