L.O. To write a biography of the poet Paul Cookson
From information you discovered in Thursday’s work, write a biography. Remember, anything you don’t know but think you should include – Make It Up.
Paragraph 1 (intro.): Who is Paul Cookson? And what is he?
His earlier life and background family/birth place/etc.
Paragraph 2: The early stages of his writing career, inspirations and influences
Paragraph 3: Becoming a children’s and performance poet. How that has developed and his thoughts about it.
Paragraph 4: His favourites
Paragraph 5 (conclusion): His future with poetry and what he would do if he wasn’t.
This listing above is just a suggestion of things you could include.
To help you, If you are able to, try looking up the FAQS on his website: paulcooksonpoet.co.uk
Challenge: Give clearly extended sentences to fully explain each idea