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Read my mind : young children, poetry, and learning / Fred Sedgwick.

Sedgwick, Fred. (Author).
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Subject: Poetry > Study and teaching (Elementary)
Poetry > Study and teaching (Elementary) > Case studies.
Poetry > Authorship > Study and teaching (Elementary)
Reader-response criticism.
Learning, Psychology of.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0585453462
  • ISBN: 9780585453460
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 191 pages)
  • Publisher: London ; Routledge, 1997.

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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: clich├ęs 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.

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