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Poetry in Motion

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Summary

Watch Children's Laureate Michael Rosen as he goes on a crusade to make poetry fun in the classroom.

Starting by reading his favorite Christmas poem, Michael then visits St Alban's Primary School in London to show how poetry can be made exciting and enjoyable through performance.

He talks to the teacher about the use of actions to enhance the poems and gives tips for other teaching staff who might want to use similar techniques with their own classes.

A programme for pupils, teachers and anyone interested in making poetry come alive in the classroom.

Published : Dec 2008

03 mins

Roles

Primary Teacher

Subjects

Primary English

Poetry

Reading

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