eBook - Teaching poetry for pleasure and purpose

eBook - Teaching poetry for pleasure and purpose

Sally Murphy

Cover illustration by Hykie Breeze

WINNER — Educational Publishing Awards Australia 2022 Primary: Reference Resource category

This book is designed to encourage and upskill teachers to introduce and explore poetry in the classroom with their students. Poetry has many proven benefits for learning outcomes and can help significantly in students’ literacy journey. Dr Murphy’s book is packed full of poem-driven activities and tips for engaging students with poetry. Dr Murphy says "As well as writing books, I am a poet. I love crafting poetry on all kinds of topics, and in a range of forms, both rhyming and unrhyming."

New Title Information Sheet (.pdf 316KB)

Sample chapter

Sample Chapter (.pdf 553 KB)

Intended audience

  • Pre-service teachers
  • Early career educators
  • Classroom teachers
  • Teacher librarians
  • Please note the book below is in digital format: click on the About the book tab above to order a print copy.

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    Dr Sally Murphy
    Date of Publication
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