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Poetry in the Classroom Creative Writing & Reading

Poetry in the Classroom Creative Writing & Reading




This poetry webinar will;

1. Give some ideas for getting children to enjoy poetry

2. Promote the idea of a ‘Poetic License’

3. Give some ideas for the creation of poetry 

4. Give some exercise sheets for the creation of types of poems

5. Suggest some poetry books for children

6. Suggest some websites that are worth looking at for poetry ideas for children

7. Suggest some books for teachers to promote children’ poetry

8. Give some ideas for publishing the work of children in Book for or on a website

9. Give some exercises that a teacher could offer children to help with writing poetry

10. Give some ideas for using so called ‘Poetry for grown ups’ in the classroom.

Generally have fun with children’s poetry – being creative or just reading poems

The facilitator, Art Ó Súilleabháin has been involved with children’s poetry for over 35 years.  He spent a number of years as Director of Mayo Education Centre, as ICT Advisor to schools and 20 years as a Principal Teacher.  Art now writes and fly-fishes full time and has published children’s books in Irish and school textbooks in Irish and English. He writes for national Radio and poetry journals in both languages. He is currently working on a collection of poetry in English.  Art has just published (co-authored) 4 books for Primary (3rd-6th) on Gramadach na Gaeilge (Mo Lámhleabhar Gramadaí) – had poems  for children in each one and also published a collection of poetry written by children (Hawthorn Hedges).

Successful registrants will be emailed with a zoom code in advance of the webinar

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 10-12-2020 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 10-12-2020 8:00 pm
Capacity 50
Cut off date 10-12-2020 11:00 am
Fee Free
Number Hours 1
Speaker Art Ó Súilleabháin
Location Zoom Webinar
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