How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9 (Writers' Workshop 2nd Revised edition)
By: Michaela Morgan (author)Paperback
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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 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.
Michaela Morgan is a practising poet, children's author, writer and former teacher. She runs workshops and courses in the UK and internationally.
Introduction. Writers' Workshop Almost Everything You'll Need to Know About Poetry Workshops A-Z Workshop 1. Rhyme Time - traditional rhymes to enjoy Workshop 2. Action Time - action poetry Workshop 3. Pussycat, Pussycat - nursery rhymes Workshop 4. Can You Do The Kangaroo? - 'nonsense' words Workshop 5. Mrs Brown - extending a pattern, rhyming Workshop 6. All Join In - onomatopoeia Workshop 7. Monster Meals - alliteration Workshop 8. Chips - shape/concrete poetry Workshop 9. The Robin - writing a non-rhyming poem Workshop 10. The Poem Hunt - using the senses, writing poetic sentences, making revisions Workshop 11. Feelings Workshop 12. Word Hoard - collecting interesting words Workshop 13. Playing Around - word play, tongue-twisters, riddles, puns Workshop 14. Licensed to Thrill Workshop 15. The Jumblies
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