Games, Ideas & Activities for Primary Poetry

By Virginia Bower
September 2011
Pearson Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781408259344
352 pages
$39.50 Paper Original

Games, Ideas and Activities for Primary Poetry is the resource you need to help create enjoyable poetry lessons for both you and your learners. As well as providing a base of 150 ready-made lesson activities to use in your classroom, Virginia Bower helps develop your knowledge of different poetic forms, the range of poetry available and how best to use this poetry in your teaching.


Chapter 1: Narrative poetry
Chapter 2: Poetry to perform

Chapter 3: Humorous poetry and word play
Chapter 4: Poetry for all occasions

Chapter 5: Senses and feelings

Chapter 6: Poetic forms

Chapter 7: Poetry all around us

Chapter 8: Ideas to promote talk in the classroom
Chapter 9: Ideas to promote reading in the classroom
Chapter 10: Ideas to promote writing



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