Jumpstart! Poetry : Games and Activities for Ages 7-12 Paperback
by Pie (Freelance writer, poet and educational consultant. He has authored and edited over 250 Corbett
Part of the Jumpstart series
A good poetry idea should help the children feel excited about writing and enable them to think of what to write - developing their imagination, creativity and writing skills.
Jumpstart! Poetry is about involving children as creative writers through writing poems.
The book contains a bank of ideas that can be drawn upon when teaching poetry but also at other times to provide a source for creative writing that children relish.
There are more than 100 quick warm-ups to fire the brain into a creative mood and to `jumpstart' reading, writing and performing poetry in any key stage 1 or 2 classroom.
Practical, easy-to-do and vastly entertaining, this new `jumpstarts' will appeal to busy teachers in any primary classroom.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 186 pages, 2 Halftones, black and white; 34 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 09/09/2008
- Category: Primary & middle schools
- ISBN: 9780415467087