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.
4KHF For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, 4KHJ For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, JNLB Primary & middle schools, JNU Teaching of a specific subject, YQCS Educational: English language: reading & writing skills