||Teach me to write … Poetry|
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|Description||• Do the children in your class think poetry is not for them?
• Do they think every line has to rhyme?
• Does everything they write slip into the same dum-dee-dum rhythm?
• Do you think the fun has gone out of teaching English?
• Do the boys think writing poetry is ‘just for girls’?
Award winning children’s author Alan Gibbons offers practical advice drawing on his twenty years as a teacher and literacy trainer. This book is packed with lesson plans, ideas and examples. It’s a book to take the pain out of teaching poetry.
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