All of the poems in issue 5 are also available as free poem-posters to download, print and display. There are also free, downloadable teaching resources around the poems ‘A Dreamy Afternoon on the Common’ by Rhiannon Oliver, ‘The Pond’ by Hugh Dunkerley, and ‘What Spring Says’ by Carys Shannon. Each resource offers ways to get to know the poem, talking points around poetic techniques, and prompts for a class activity and an individual poem. Please click on the titles below to download the posters and teaching resources.

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Poem posters

Poem for a Pebble by Vicky Gatehouse
A Dreamy Afternoon on the Common by Rhiannon Oliver
Beachcombing by Sam Gayton
Flower by Ciarán Parkes
The Pond by Hugh Dunkerley
You wake in the night by Sophie Kirtley
What Spring Says by Carys Shannon
On the threshold by Brian Mackenwells
Ode to an Apple Tree by Sarah Steinbacher
Rock Pooling by Mims Sully
Glimpses of Green by Mary E. Cronin
Dandelion Dancers by Emma Mooney

A Dreamy Afternoon on the Common – teaching resource
Key topics: Clouds · Imagination · Rhyme · Individual writing
The Pond – teaching resource
Key topics: Habitats · Personification · Surprise · Individual writing
What Spring Says – teaching resource
Key topics: Seasons ∙ Personification · Class poem · Individual writing