How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 8-13: Developing Creative Literacy / Edition 2

How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 8-13: Developing Creative Literacy / Edition 2

by Michaela Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415590140

ISBN-13: 9780415590143

Pub. Date: 04/01/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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 contains a wide selection of workshops exemplifying a variety

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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 contains a wide selection of workshops exemplifying a variety of poetry styles and showing how their unique features can be used to teach key literacy skills. This book includes:

• Redrafting and revising activities • Poetry writing frames • Traditional and contemporary poems from a range of cultures • Poems written by children about their favourite subjects • Word games and notes on performing poetry • Cross-curricular links • New workshops on performance poetry, wordplay, rhyming and unrhyming poetry senses and narrative poetry • An A-Z Guide to Poetry.

Featuring a wealth of poems and a new bibliography to help you find the perfect poem for a lesson, this book will be of interest to all teachers looking to develop the necessary skills in their pupils to become confident writers of poetry.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415590143
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
Writers' Workshop Series
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction - Writers’ Workshop A to Z of Poetry Workshop 1. Licensed to Thrill - performing poetry Workshop 2. Monday’s Child – rhyming couplets Workshop 3. The Day the Zoo Escaped – redrafting Workshop 4. Every Word Counts – awareness of syllables, haiku Workshop 5. Fin Flapper – kennings Workshop 6. Waves - shape/concrete poetry Workshop 7. Further On – wordplay Workshop 8. Space Rap - performance poetry Workshop 9. The Robin - rhyming or unrhyming poetry Workshop 10. Poem Hunt – senses Workshop 11. I am a Baggy T-Shirt – Metaphor Workshop 12. The Sound Collector – onomatopoeia Workshop 13. Nocturnophobia – personification Workshop 14. Three - levels of meaning Workshop 15. December - different cultures and voices Workshop 16. Hubble Bubble - classic and contemporary Workshop 17. Charge of the Light Brigade - narrative poetry Workshop 18. The Dead Quire - challenging narrative poetry

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