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Poetry: pleasure, performance, potential

January 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


Course content

  • Would you like a poetry-rich classroom? Would you like to discover exciting ways of introducing poetry to your pupils? Would you like to develop your understanding of ways in which poetry encounters can unlock and enhance children’s potential as readers and writers? This participative course is packed with ideas for bringing the pleasure of poetry to your classroom and unleashing the inner poet lurking inside. Areas of Focus:
  • Exploring the experience of poetry
  • The many advantages of a poetry-rich classroom
  • Selecting poetry – range and repertoire
  • Listening to poetry
  • Reading poetry aloud
  • Poetry and performance: developing pitch,
  • pace, pause, tone, emphasis
  • Reading, responding, developing understanding
  • Approaches to writing poetry
  • Making room for poetry
  • What can we learn from poets?

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January 22
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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