We Love Poetry Book 4 Years 7-8 Cover

We Love Poetry Book 4 Years 7-8

Generate excitement for poetry. This series showcases the author's infectious enthusiasm for teaching poetry to children and young people. The four books offer creative writing ideas and topics for emergent though to independent readers, explore poetic devices and formats and set out one-off and cross-curricular poetry sessions. Photocopiable poetry scaffolds and templates are included.

Ages: 11-13 | Pages: 56 | Code: 5408 | ISBN: 9781877478581
Series: We Love Poetry

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Wendy Clarke

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.


Curriculum Links6
Some Basics9
Unit 1: What a Poem is Not12
Unit 2: Mismatched Poems14
Unit 3: Non-fiction Poems16
Unit 4: Conceit Poems17
Unit 5: "If ..." Poems18
Unit 6: Points of View Poems20
Unit 7: Moment in Time Poems23
Unit 8: I Remember Poems25
Unit 9: Found Poems26
Unit 10: Easy Haiku28
Unit 11: Aubades-Dawn Songs34
Unit 12: Sonnets36
Unit 13: Nursery Rhymes38
Unit 14: Pop Songs40
Unit 15: Interpretation for Inspiration41
Unit 16: More Made-up-word Poems45
Unit 17: All Sorts47
Unit 18: Off by Heart52
Teacher Assessment53
Children's Self- or Peer-Assessment54