"When I was a teacher poetry was absolutely at the heart of teaching English.
Not only do children love hearing poetry, they love reading and performing poetry and that's a great place to start with poetry." Pie Corbett Pie Corbett's Poetry Spine Teacher's Guide offers teaching notes designed to help teachers explore some of the best poems and poets with children aged 4-11. This book will help children to foster a love of poetry, increase familiarity and confidence with poems and rhymes from Nursery - Year 6 and offer creative ideas to get the most out of teaching poetry. Pie Corbett is an educationalist, literary expert and author, well-known for his books on teaching creative writing, as well as writing many other books, schemes and anthologies.
4KHA For National Curriculum Early Years, 4KHF For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, 4KHJ For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, 5AD Interest age: from c 4 years, JNUM Teachers' classroom resources & material, YDP Poetry (Children's / Teenage), YQC Educational: English language & literacy, YQE Educational: English literature