This Inset will support - guided reading, grammar, figurative language and sentence level work. It could also be used directly with the class. It will save many hours of preparation and effectively train and inspire staff to teach poetry.It includes all the resources. The INSET is lead through a PowerPoint, which has hyperlinks to either websites or the relevant slide. Instructions are given in the notes section. Some of the slides are self-explanatory.The INSET includes:1. Reading/comprehension2. Poetry for Performance3. Developing vocabulary4. Poetry to develop sentence structureReading/comprehension1. Name the Poem2. Unscrambling a poem3. Draw the poem – cartoon pictures4. Have a panel of pupil experts and the rest of the class devise some questions about the poem5. Hot seat characters - Jim/Matilda6. Rewrite the poem into a prose or poem into prose7. Missing words/guess the meaningPoetry for Performance1. Learn a poem and use expression2. Performance poetry with drama (miming)3. Read the same poem in different waysDeveloping vocabulary1. Syllables Haiku, Cinquain and Tanku2. Omit any words which have a certain letter in it and change the word eg L3. One minute to write down as many words that are associated with; snow..., bonfire..., storm...4. New Word combinations 5. Similes/ Metaphors / Personification 6. Alliteration 7. Use your senses (what would you see, hear, smell, taste and feel walking around the picture)8. For each line change a word 9. The Word Waiter10. The room of Stars Poetry to develop sentence structure1. Preposition poem 2. I can see... 3. The Dragon Inside of Me 4. Starting with a noun adding an adjective build a sentence around it 5. The River6. Building a sentenceSome of the ideas are from Pie Corbett but they have been developed.