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

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

by Michaela Morgan
     
 

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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 understanding of what poetry is and how to write it. Aiming to

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Overview

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 understanding of what poetry is and how to write it. Aiming to encourage speaking and listening skills, this book includes:

  • three new workshops - Feelings, Licensed to Thrill and The Jumblies
  • redrafting and revising activities
  • poetry writing frames
  • traditional and contemporary poems from varied cultures
  • children’s’ own poems on their favourite subjects
  • guidance on how to write poems
  • word games and notes on performing poetry
  • an A-Z Guide to Poetry.

Updated to include cross-curricular links and a new expansive bibliography, this book provides teachers with a wealth of material andall the necessary skills to create a class of enthusiastic poetry writers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415590136
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/20/2011
Series:
Writers' Workshop Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author

Michaela Morgan is a practising poet, children’s author, writer and former teacher. She runs workshops and courses in the UK and internationally.

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