To explore and respond to John Lyons' poetry: Dancing in the rain

In this lesson, we will read and respond to two of John Lyons' poems from his collection 'Dancing in the Rain', including discussing structure, language and meaning. We will watch videos of Lyons reading his poems from CLPE. Teaching sequence and video clips of John Lyons reading poems from CLPE (


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  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

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