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Poetry Corner

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  1. Countdown to Poetry Writing

    Step by Step Approach to Writing Techniques for 7-12 Years

    By Steve Bowkett

    Series: Countdown

    Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping...

    Published February 15th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  2. Creative Approaches to Poetry for the Primary Framework for Literacy

    By Jan Foale, Linda Pagett

    Creative Approaches to Poetry for the Primary Framework for Literacy supports teachers in planning, teaching and, most importantly, enjoying poetry with their pupils. With an emphasis on creative, cross curricular approaches the authors explore tried and tested methods of teaching poetry in an...

    Published July 29th 2008 by David Fulton Publishers

  3. How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9

    2nd Edition

    By Michaela Morgan

    Series: Writers' Workshop

    Now in a fully revised and extended second edition, How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9 is a practical, activity based resource of poetry writing workshops for teachers of primary age children. Each workshop provides enjoyable activities for pupils aimed at building a thorough...

    Published December 9th 2010 by Routledge

  4. How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 8-13

    Developing Creative Literacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michaela Morgan

    Series: Writers' Workshop

    Now in a fully revised and extended second edition, How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 8-13 is a practical and activity based resource of writing workshops to help you teach poetry in the primary classroom. Designed to help build writing, speaking and listening skills, this book...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Jumpstart! Poetry

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    A good poetry idea should help the children feel excited about writing and enable them to think of what to write - developing their imagination, creativity and writing skills. Jumpstart! Poetry is about involving children as creative writers through writing poems. The book contains a bank of...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Poetry - From Reading to Writing

    A Classroom Guide for Ages 7-11

    By Robert Hull

    Poetry – From Reading to Writing covers the process of writing poetry, from reading poems through to writing them. It is intended particularly for teachers at key stage 2 level, but other teachers will also find it valuable. It is clearly and accessibly written and jargon-free. In providing a...

    Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Poetry

    Reading and responding to poetry in the secondary classroom

    By Amanda Naylor, Audrey B. Wood

    Teaching Poetry is an indispensible source of guidance, confidence and ideas for all those new to the secondary English classroom. Written by experienced teachers who have worked with the many secondary pupils who ‘don’t get’ poetry, this friendly guide will help you support pupils as they access,...

    Published December 6th 2011 by Routledge