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World Environment Day – POEM FOREST Workshop (Primary) (Stage 2, Stage 3)
POEM FOREST is a free nature writing prize that invites students and teachers to use words to make positive climate action.
Created by Red Room Poetry, in partnership with Wollongong City Council, POEM FOREST deepens our connection and breathes life back into the world that sustains us. For every nature poem received a tree is planted to help heal endangered habitats. We’ve planted 10,700+ poem trees in the last two years!
This workshop celebrates World Environment Day with an exciting Red Room Poetry poet to guide primary students through writing activities from our curriculum-aligned learning resource to help craft nature poems and enrich learning outcomes across sustainability, First Nations cultures & histories, English & Science.
All POEM FOREST Prize entries will be published and in the running for $5,000 worth of prizes, including $500 cash, book packs, Garden tours, seeds and more! Teachers should allow additional class time to edit and submit poems to the prize via our digital entry form. This can be a fun digital literacy task.
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IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Red Room Poetry
Date & Time
05-Jun-2023 10:00AM + Google Calendar + iCal Export
Live Event - Scheduled
ACELA1518 ACELT1608 ACELT1605
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
English » Making meaning through responding and composing » Writing and Representing
Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Making (Visual Arts)
Science and Tech » Working Scientifically and Design and Production » Living World
Red Room Poetry (RR) is Australia’s leading organisation for commissioning, creating, publishing and promoting poetry in meaningful ways. Our poetic projects are created in collaboration with a spectrum of poets, communities and partners for positive impact in core areas of environment, amplification, First Nations, youth and marginalised voices. We aim to make poetry highly visible, vibrant, relevant and accessible, especially to those who face the greatest barriers to creative opportunities.
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Technology and Materials Requirements
Writing equipment – pencil and paper for writing
If you have any queries please contact the provider
Name: Red Room Poetry
Phone: 02 9319 5090
Email: [email protected]