Making poetry happen : transforming the poetry classroom /

"Making Poetry Happen provides a valuable resource for trainee and practicing teachers, enabling them to become more confident and creative in teaching what is recognized as a very challenging aspect of the English curriculum. The volume editors draw together a wide-range of perspectives to pro...

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Other Authors: Dymoke, Sue, 1962- (Editor), Barrs, Myra (Editor), Lambirth, Andrew, 1959- (Editor), Wilson, Anthony, 1964- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
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  • List of Figures and TablesPublisher's AcknowledgementsAbout the Contributors1.Introduction, Sue Dymoke (University of Leicester, UK), Myra Barrs (University of East London, UK), Andrew Lambirth (University of Greenwich, UK) and Anthony Wilson (University of Exeter, UK) Part I: Reading Poetry (section editor: Andrew Lambirth)2. The Challenges and Opportunities for Engaging with Poetry, Nicholas McGuinn (University of York, UK)3. Lifting Poetry off the Page, Susanna Steele (University of Greenwich, UK) 4. Case Study I: Critical Reading and Student Engagement with Poetry, Daniel Xerri (Sixth College, Malta) 5. Case Study II: Not 'Puppets on a String': Learning to Love Teaching Poetry, Andrew Lambirth (University of Greenwich, UK) 6. Commentary and Practical Implications: Righting the 'Wrong Kind of Orientation', Andrew Lambirth (University of Greenwich, UK) Part II: Writing Poetry (section editor: Myra Barrs)7. Inspiring Young People to Write Poems, Cliff Yates (poet, UK) 8. Teaching Poetry Based on Actual Writing Practices, Mandy Coe (poet, UK)9. Case Study III: Becoming a Poetry School, Jennie Clark (Churchfields Infants School, London Borough of Redbridge) with Myra Barrs (University of East London, UK)10. Case Study IV: Why Poetry Matters in the Primary School, Sue Ellis (Institute of Education, University of London, UK) and Amy Clifford (Torriano Infant School, UK)11. Case Study V: Making Poetry Happen in a Sixth Form Environment, Jane Bluett (Bilborough Sixth Form College, UK) 12. Commentary and Practical Implications: A Flicker in the Mind, Myra Barrs (University of East London, UK)Part III: Speaking and Listening to Poetry (section editor: Sue Dymoke)13. Poetry, Listening and Learning, Julie Blake (Poetry Archive, UK) 14. Rhyme Workshops, Andy Craven-Griffiths (poet, UK) 15. Slam Poetry, Joelle Taylor (SLAMbassadors UK, UK) 16. Case Study VII: How English Teachers Make Use of Slam Poetry in a Secondary School Setting, Christopher Parton (Robert Sutton Catholic Specialist Sports College, UK) 17. Case Study VIII, Gothic Poetry, Brenda Ainsley (Kibworth High School, UK) 18. Commentary and Practical Implications: Inside the Poem's Engine Room, Sue Dymoke (University of Leicester, UK)Part IV: Transformative Poetry Cultures (section editor: Anthony Wilson)19. Building Children's and Teachers' Interest and Confidence in Poetry, Jenny Vernon (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), UK) 20. Engaging Invisible Pupils through Creative Writing, Emma Beynon (freelance creative practitioner currently running 21. Case Study VIII: Effective Practices with English as an Additional Language (EAL) Learners, Vicky Macleroy (Goldsmith's College, University of London, UK) 22. Case Study IX: Digital Literacy, Janette Hughes (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada) 23. Commentary and Practical Implications: A Pedagogy of Permission, Anthony Wilson (University of Exeter, UK) 24. Conclusion, Anthony Wilson (University of Exeter, UK), Myra Barrs (University of East London, UK), Sue Dymoke (University of Leicester, UK) and Andrew Lambirth (University of Greenwich, UK) GlossaryReferencesIndex.