Poetry from different cultures and traditions

hands around the world

Read the poems

plain text copies of the poems for reading on screen or to print out

Listen to the poems

recordings of poems for you to listen to and respond - and some video too!

Explore and revise with Lakes School students and teachers

presentations for you to admire, alter, use for revision....lots of ideas

Test your knowledge of the poems

some online tests and worksheets for you

Download, print and laminate our fabulous learning mat

laminate (blow up to A3 size if possible) and use for all your "poetry from different cultures" work

Explore the language of poetry

guidance about how to write about poetry: don't just spot similes - explain them!

Meet the poets

images and information about the poets; links to further exploration