Bringing Poetry Alive: A Guide to Classroom Practice (Hardback)Michael Lockwood (editor)
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Written by people who have taught poetry in different settings for many years, and with contributions from poets Michael Rosen and James Carter, this book offers ideas on:
- using drama
- cross-curricular working
- what to do with younger learners
- inspiring children to write their own poems
- and much more ...
An enjoyable and uplifting book, it is a must for anyone working with children aged 5 to 14 who is looking for inspiration for their poetry teaching.
Michael Lockwood is Senior Lecturer in English and Education, University of Reading.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 15 mm
Tracy Parvin, Senior Lecturer CCCU
'The title says it all. Enthusiasts show how to promote poetry joyfully in the classroom and beyond. The perspectives of poets, teachers, teacher educators and a Children's Laureate combine to offer the reader a whole range of practical ideas for making poetry an enjoyable and satisfying experience. Put one in every staffroom!' -
Morag Styles, Reader in Children's Literature and Education, University of Cambridge