Spotlight on Poetry: Poems Around the World provides three collections of modern and traditional poems from around the world. The Teacher’s Notes link poems to objectives in the National Literacy Framework, providing creative teaching ideas and photocopiable Activity Masters. Poems Around the World 1 is linked to objectives for Year 5 and 6.
The Poems Around the World selection features poets such as John Agard, Valerie Bloom, James Berry and the work of many other poets from a variety of countries. Each collection is available as both a pupil reader and as a Big Book. The readers contain all the material in the Big Book plus some additional material, for example additional poems or full versions of poems that appear as extracts in the Big Book.
Poems Around the World 3 contains the following poems:
Everybody Rap (Su Andi)
Poetry Jump-up (John Agard)
The Panther (Rainer Maria Rilke)
De (Valerie Bloom)
The River (Valerie Bloom)
Sensemaya: A Chant for Killing A Snake (Nicolas Guillen)
The Storm (Ashok B Raha)
Moon (Li Bai)
The Distant Talking Drum (Isaac Olaleye)
In the Garden (Rupendra Guha Majumdar)
Can You? (Nicolas Guillen)
The Picnic in Jammu (Zulfikar Ghose)
The Door (Miroslav Holub)
The Father’s Song (Anon – Inuit)
Isn’t my Name Magical? (James Berry)
The Dream Keeper (Langston Hughes)
There are 3 levels in each strand, corresponding to Years 1/2 (Poems Around the World 1), Years 3/4 (Poems Around the World 2) and Years 5/6 (Poems Around the World 3).
The poems have been carefully chosen to appeal to the age ranges.
The collections meet the range of objectives for poetry and the National Literacy Strategy as specified in the Literacy Framework. They have been selected by David Orme and Brian Moses, two well-known children’s poets.
Each level is accompanied by Teacher’s Notes that link poems to objectives in the National Literacy Framework, providing creative teaching ideas and photocopiable Activity Masters.
There are two other strands in the Spotlight on Poetry series: Classic Poems and What Kind of Poem?
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Stunning new poetry anthologies especially devised and written to fit the National Literacy Framework requirements. Includes big books, smaller readers and teacher’s notes for Key Stage 1 and 2.
• The content is designed to fit the requirements of the NLF.
• All books will be fully illustrated with stunning colour artwork.
• A flexible resource which allows schools to plug the gaps left by their existing resources. But schools can also buy all three strands a a complete whole school poetry resource.
• The authors are well-known school poets and many popular and respected children’s poets will feature in all the anthologies.
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