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Make Poetry Come Alive! Bk 1


Using poetry to enhance young children's writing skills

ISBN: 9781927143131
Code: 5580
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Here is the poetic inspiration you’ve been looking for. Written by a creative writing teacher, these books are packed with well-crafted, engaging poems to entice young children into writing poetry. They contain poetry starters as well as 20 poems and follow-up activities. These are perfect for shared reading time as well as independent reading. Also provided are practical teaching tips including guidance on creating an effective poetry programme and ideas on cross-curricular use of poetry.

Pages: 56 | Ages: 5-6

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Wendy Clarke is a creative writing teacher who is passionate about promoting poetry in the classroom. Wendy also enjoys writing her own poetry and is currently completing a degree in English Literature, focusing on creative writing. She lives and works near Arrowtown in the beautiful Central Otago region of New Zealand.

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