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Poems Please!

Sharing poetry with children

by (author) David Booth & Bill Moore

Publisher
Pembroke Publishers
Initial publish date
Mar 2012
Category
Professional Development
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551381572
    Publish Date
    Jan 2003
    List Price
    $24.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781551388397
    Publish Date
    Mar 2012
    List Price
    $21.95

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The second edition of this classic favourite includes additions that will make it more useful than ever in the classroom, and offers everything you need to inspire students to write and experience poetry. This truly comprehensive guide combines the rich history of poetry with sample poems and simple, ready-to-use activities. From reading aloud to increasing word power to assessment techniques, this book answers all your questions around poetry in the classroom. An updated bibliography of the very best children's poetry anthologies and books rounds out this incomparable resource.

About the authors

David Booth was Professor Emeritus at OISE–University of Toronto, where he trained teachers to use innovative ways to promote literacy among children for more than 30 years. A prolific author and popular international speaker, David delighted thousands with his energy, enthusiasm, and commitment. Although David passed away in 2018, his dedication to literacy, and his superb body of work in the field, form a lasting legacy in Canadian education.

 

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