How to Teach Poetry Writing Workshops for Ages 8 13

Author: Michaela Morgan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136840141
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Information Literacy Lifelong Learning and Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century

Author: Serap Kurbanoglu
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319141368
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2014, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in October 2014. The 93 revised full papers presented together with two keynotes and one invited paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 283 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on theoretical framework; related concepts; research; rights and ethics; children; higher education; education and instruction; assessment and evaluation; libraries; different aspects.

Writing Simple Poems

Author: Vicki L. Holmes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521785529
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Writing Simple Poems is a resource book that shows teachers how to use poetry writing to teach grammar and writing conventions. Appropriate for any age or fluency level, the book can be used by ESL, foreign language, or bilingual teachers as an adjunct to their writing program. Regular classroom teachers will find it useful for language arts. The first part of the book focuses on methodology and offers suggestions for ways to integrate poetry writing with the curriculum. The second part of the book contains twenty-five easy-to-follow lesson plans, each with poetry models and sample poems written by students of various ages and linguistic backgrounds. The third part of the book offers an index of teaching points and a glossary of grammar terms.

Poetry Writing Made Simple 1 Teacher s Toolbox Series

Author: Sarika Singh
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing PvtLtd
ISBN: 9381115508
Format: PDF, Docs
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Yes, indeed, everyone can be a poet! Poetry is not the elusive and impractical exercise most of us think. It is just a natural outlet of emotions, thoughts, experiences and more. This unique book is akin to attending a teaching resource workshop where the teacher-poet is enthusiastic to share his experience and learning about the inventive, writing process and skills of poetry. The straightforward and handy techniques used in this unpretentious book, bring out the natural poet in all of us. The volume offers tools, practice, and examples. Dotted with exercises, materials in this book are invaluable for classroom teaching. Who says children cannot be trained to write poetry? Sarika Singh's well-structured, undemanding, encouraging and inspiring tutorial, is like a series of stepping stones for all those who have imagined putting pen to paper to articulate a sentiment. Goods teaching should demonstrate, not inform or advise. That principle in practise, is what makes this volume extraordinary. Poetry writing never seemed so simple!

Raps and Rhymes about Primary School Times

Author: Sue Nield
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467888923
Format: PDF
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Children are fantastic! They always captivate and surprise us with their great words of wisdom, their wonderful imaginations and all the great things that they do, just some of which have been captured in this excellent collection of poems. ‘Raps and Rhymes about Primary School Times: A Children’s Poetry Anthology’ is cleverly written through the eyes of both children and teachers and it captures, brilliantly, the learning, the fun and the stories that take place in primary schools every day. The poems are rhythmic, bouncy and entertaining and contain an excellent balance of humour, empathy and pathos. The anthology includes raps, narrative poems, limericks, riddles and rhyming tales which provide a rich and humorous insight into school life. This Children’s Poetry Anthology is a must for every classroom – for both children and teachers alike - and a must for every household with children, young and old!

Poetry Writing Made Simple 2 Teacher s Toolbox Series

Author: Sarika Singh
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing PvtLtd
ISBN: 9381115516
Format: PDF
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Poetry captures the wonder of life, in a few wordsƒ it surrounds us, we just know it by different names - craft, music, dance, song, and even activities such as driving, swimming, cooking or painting. There is a rhythm, rhyme and balance in all these activities - this is poetry in the real world. Following this series (Book I & Book II), is equivalent to attending an uncomplicated and practical course in poetry. The methodologies are clear-cut, understanding and user-friendly. This 2-volume set furnishes you with a toolkit to help you teach and write poetry. Get acquainted with the poetry process: paint your words; learn how to use tone, repetition and rhyme readily; employ the right tools to maintain your poetry journals and compile your anthologies. Sarika Singh shares her poetry recipes with other teachers and parents who wish to offer children the guidance and space to experiment with their own creativity whilst having fun. Poetry is fun! It is for everyone!