Read my mind : young children, poetry, and learning / Fred Sedgwick.
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|Subject:||Poetry > Study and teaching (Elementary)
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- ISBN: 0585453462
- ISBN: 9780585453460
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 191 pages)
- Publisher: London ; Routledge, 1997.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-187) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Introduction: Most precious words; 2 I see me in her eye': Learning about the body; 3 In the silences': Learning more about living; Two central issues: clichés and drafting; 4 Introduction: A fresh look at the world; 5 Martians, Riddles and Snapshots; 6 The dragging of dead thrushes': Writing about nature; A note on writing about the human-made environment; 7 Introduction: Me and the rest of the world; 8 Death and other obsessions; 9 The stamping rocks and the squeaking birds': Fantasy.
|Summary:|| This book aims to help all those involved with children and their learning through poem-writing. The book begins with an introduction outling the importance of poetry. It discusses poetry in terms of children's learning and the imagination.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.