Writing to Learn
Poetry and Literacy Across the Primary Curriculum
By (author) Fred Sedgwick
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Writing to Learn by Fred Sedgwick
Book DescriptionWriting to Learn looks at how poetry can be used as an enjoyable way to teach literacy across the curriculum. It includes remarkable poems and stories by children as well as clear descriptions of how to teach creatively within the framework of the National Literacy Strategy. The book goes through the primary curriculum, subject by subject: *Poetry and Science and Maths *Poetry and Personal, Social and Moral Education *Poetry and Art and Music *Poetry and Religious Education *Poetry for its Own Sake. The author includes: *advice on different ways children can compose their writing and how computers can be a valuable aid to children's writing *examples of published poetry and how it can be used to stimulate good writing *advice on bringing writers into schools and publishing school anthologies. This book will prove invaluable to teachers and parents keen to teach writing whilst seeing children as active and critical learners. It shows that if we expect great things from children in writing, we get them.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415224147
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Fred Sedgwick
Learning Outside the Primary Classroom, Paperback (May 2012)
In this text, the educationalist and writer Fred Sedgwick explores in a practical way the many opportunities for intense learning that children and teachers can find outside the confines of the classroom. This original work is based on tried and tested methods from UK primary schools and is illustrated throughout.
Resources for Teaching Shakespeare: 11-16, Paperback (August 2011)
A resource that contains inspirational lesson plans for teaching Shakespeare to students aged 11-16. This title provides tried-and-tested lessons accompanied by photocopiable resources to enable teachers to develop their good practice and inspire their students.
Inspiring Children to Read and Write for Pleasure, Hardback (September 2010)
The lack of interest in reading for pleasure amongst large numbers of primary age pupils, put off by 'mechanical' worksheet-driven approaches, is a cause for major concern amongst education professionals and parents. This title illuminates and informs the teaching of literacy in the primary classroom and inspires children to a love of books.
100 Ideas for Teaching Literacy, Paperback (February 2010)» View all books by Fred Sedgwick
Offers one hundred practical ideas for use in the education setting. Suitable for teachers involved with children's development in the primary school, this book focuses on literacy.
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