What? Two posts in ONE day? Well, it IS National Poetry Day after all so we need to celebrate it!
Today, our year 6 children had a go at a difficult task. I printed off random images from the internet, popped them into a bag, and asked them to choose one. The selected picture would be their visual prompt for a poem they had to write in ten minutes.
You should have heard the groans of despair. The ‘I can’t do this, Miss!’ and the ‘Do I have to?s’. But THEY DID! And these are some of the results. I am dead impressed and hope you are too.
The Shining Ball, by Alfie
Off the delicate
Charlie Cooper, by Duke
National Galleries of Scotland
Was a skater
But he had to go to tea a bit later.
He was off in a hurry
To get some coffee
Before he was off to the ice rink.
Like an elegant swan he skated
Stopping for a break, he gloated
About how great he was.
Pufferfish, by Luke
Human in the
Top of the food chain, they eat
All over the