How can you help children to develop a love of reading and books? Which books are the best ones to use in primary teaching? How do you make the most of children's literature in teaching across the curriculum?
Chapter 12: Poetry
A poem is worth reading for its own sake, not simply in order to teach something about poetry. Being a reader of literature gives a teacher the confidence to teach powerfully.
(Martin, 2003, p.16)
In this chapter you will find ...