An Anthology of Poetry for Key Stage 3
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Touchstones Now! by Michael Benton
Book DescriptionMany thousands of pupils have developed a love of poetry through the classic Touchstones series. Now this bestselling Key Stage 3 anthology - celebrating its 40th anniversary - has been completely updated to meet the demands of today's classroom and the 2008 National Curriculum. Touchstones Now contains a rich selection of poetry, ranging from Chaucer to modern-day poets, including many unusual and thought-provoking pieces together with much-loved favourites. The unique structure of the anthology enables pupils to examine how differing poetic constructs work as well as exploring poetic themes and studying individual poets. Many of the popular features of other Benton anthologies such as Picture Poems and Painting with Words are integrated into this new edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780340965788
(246mm x 190mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Hodder Education
Publisher: Hodder Education
Publish Date: 27-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Benton
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When Life Nearly Died, Hardback (March 2003)
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Studies in the Spectator Role, Paperback (February 2000)» View all books by Michael Benton
This volume explores the similarities and differences in our experiences of literature and the visual arts, and discusses their implications for pedagogy and their applications in cross-curricular work in the classroom.
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Author Biography - Michael Benton
Michael Benton is a highly respected author of Britain's leading poetry anthologies for schools including the 'New Touchstones' series and three books on paintings and poems - 'Double Vision', 'Painting With Words' and 'Picture Poems'. He is a lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Southampton. Dr Peter Benton is a highly respected author of Britain's leading poetry anthologies for schools including the 'New Touchstones' series and three books on paintings and poems - 'Double Vision', 'Painting With Words' and 'Picture Poems'. He is a lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies at Oxford University.
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