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Scholastic Poetry

Overview

Bring poetry to life in your classroom with Scholastic Poetry. Our new poetry anthologies each contain more than 60 poems by well-loved poets and, combined with the Teacher’s Books, make an ideal poetry package to help you meet Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum objectives – and help to turn your pupils into poets.

  • Creative ideas to inspire your pupils to explore a variety of genres and poetry types
  • Focus on poets that children love including Spike Milligan, Michael Rosen and Allan Ahlberg
  • Encourage reading, writing and performance of poetry with exciting activities
  • “The Scholastic Poetry anthologies were a chance for me to write down all my favourite poetry workshops. They’re simple, effective, enjoyable and fun and the step by step guide means that they are easy to follow.” Paul Cookson

In this series

Authors

Paul Cookson

Paul Cookson is a well-respected poet and spends much of his time promoting his work in schools as well as at conferences and festivals. He has written many collections and has also compiled a number of anthologies for a variety of publishers including Macmillan and Lion.

Jan Dean

Jan Dean is a well known poet and author with a great sense of humour, who has also written the funny and original Young Hippo series, The Slime Files.