Rhyme and ReasonWe have put together an outstanding collection of poetry books to enrich your class and school library collections. They provide a lively, stimulating resource for literacy and cross-curricular teaching, as well as great models to support children's writing. Indicative content list:. Pack contents may vary. If we are unable to supply a particular book, we will substitute with a book of the same high quality.
Rhyme With Reason; Poetry for the Classroom (EYFS 3 - 5 years)
Skip to content. Skip to navigation. The book draws together contributions from leading scholars in the field that provides a wide range of perspectives on poetry pedagogy, covering topics such as 'Teacher attitudes to teaching poetry in the urban primary classroom', 'Digital poetry and multimodality' and Resistance to poetry in Post English. The book considers both teaching and learning challenges that poetry presents for those working with learners aged between 5 and 19 and explores these challenges with reference to reading; writing; speaking and listening and the transformative nature of poetry in different contexts. A practical companion volume, Making Poetry Happen: transforming the poetry classroom , which contains case studies written by English teachers and poets, will be published by Bloomsbury in Take a look at the Making Poetry Matter Blog here. Personal tools Web Editor Log in.
Why do so many inveterate readers shy away from poetry? For a sample, go Googling. Perhaps coincidentally, White Egrets flows—or beats its wings and flies—more naturally out of Midsummer, the collection upon which Walcott was laboring at the time of his visit to Works in Progress, than any of his books since then. Nature collides with history, history with nature, with humankind and language acting as go-betweens, and no grander verbal or intellectual magnificence has been seen in our time. The human element Andrew Hudgins—who, like Polito and Deborah Digges see box , represents the younger generation here—has garnered nominations in his prolific career for both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award. American Rendering: New and Selected Poems gives ample proof for the critical esteem in which his work is widely held.
Rhyme & Reason: Spoken Word
Leaders and their followers are increasingly searching for meaning in the workplace. Many would argue that there is a widening gulf between what people want from their leaders, and what traditional modes of leadership succession and management development deliver. We need something different. Rather than add to the plethora of authoritativeadvice about how one should lead, I am trying to provide, in this book, a simple guiding light in the form of a way of seeing leadership. I suggest that leadership is like poetry. Poetic leadership is not about speaking in verse, but about a way of thinking and communicating that is beautiful, intelligent, complex, subtle, figurative, and questioning. In a way, I have tried to write the leadership book that I craved years ago when I was starting out.