CPD: Poetry Matters! Developing a love of poetry in the primary classroom
Missed this event? Subscribe to our Festival Archive for £20 and watch the entire Festival at your leisure up until 31 December 2020. Events will be posted 48 hours after the event is live streamed.
Drawing from the findings of CLPE’s Poetry in Primary: What We Know Works booklet, this workshop will explore how a focus on poetry in the classroom can increase children’s motivation to read, write and perform.
Through a range of interactive activities, we will investigate how well-chosen poetry and thoughtfully planned activities can increase children’s comprehension of language and engage children in deeper response in reading, as well as how poems can be used to develop children’s own use of language; inspiring them to write creatively and independently.
Participants will be introduced to a wide range of poetry with ideas that can easily be transferred to the classroom, with groups of readers and writers in libraries or other reading groups.