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Father Of English Poetry

Shape Poems/Descriptive Writing - easy to use site for students to use and yields some impressive artwork. Clever and FUN!

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D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence (1885-1930) an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic & painter, author of "Lady Chatterley's Lover"

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Mental Images (book: My Father's Dragon). Children must provide "evidence from the text" to support their drawing

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Books & Poetry for Making Mental Images | Compiled by This Reading Mama

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from Etsy

Beowulf: The Oldest English Epic

Beowulf - cover designed by David Laufer, 1978 Infinitely better than the cover on our school copies.

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We should heed more often these words of Welsh poet W H Davies, born in Newport, Monmouthshire, S.Wales who died in 1940.

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Creative approach to found poetry (with an awesome Prezi included)

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Allama Muhammad Iqbal - the ideological father and the National Poet of Pakistan, he is credited with socially enriching the Muslims of the world with his poetry in both Urdu and Persian.

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from IMDb

Dead Poets Society (1989)

"Boys, you must strive to find your own voice. Because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at all. Thoreau said, "Most men lead lives of quiet desperation." Don't be resigned to that. Break out!" Carpe Diem! :o)

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