Let's Do Poetry in Primary Schools

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012 - Education, Primary - 128 pages
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This title is a fun, accessible and very practical guide to give teachers the tools, the mindset and the confidence to put poetry at the heart of the classroom and everyday learning. The book includes games and warm-ups, ideas for cross-curricular activities and an anthology of age appropriate poems.

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About the author (2012)

James Carter is an educational writer, INSET provider and one of the most high profile children's poets in the UK today. A former lecturer in creative writing and children's literature at the University of Reading, he now travels all over the UK and abroad to visit schools, libraries and book festivals to give lively performances, workshops, INSET sessions and gifted & talented days. James has been writer-in-residence in numerous Primary schools across the south of England. A prize-winning and widely-anthologised poet, his poetry collections include Cars Stars Electric Guitars (Walker Books), Time-Travelling Underpants, Greetings, Earthlings!, Journey To The Centre Of My Brain (Macmillan), Hey, Little Bug! (Francis Lincoln). Over the last ten years, James has written four widely-used and critically-acclaimed creative writing books (all Taylor and Francis).

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