Poetry

Appreciating Poetry

In Appreciating Poetry poems are grouped according to theme or in order to illustrate an aspect of the techniques of poetry. The selection comprises poems commonly studied by Year 9-10 students, covering the complete range of poetry in English from Chaucer to the present day.

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Enjoying Poetry

$48.99 Year Level: 7, 8, 9, 10ISBN: 9780333299722 Buy now Enjoying Poetry  Rex Sadler / Tom Hayllar / Clifford Powell  Enjoying Poetry encourages students to examine poems critically and thoughtfully, to see what the poet is driving at, and to consider how well he or she is saying it. This book combines discussion and writing, examines ideas and feelings,…

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SACE English: Steps to Success

SACE English: Steps to Success is a comprehensive, user-friendly course companion for the new senior English syllabus for South Australia.

This book is designed to help students develop the key knowledge and skills for success in all Stage 2 SACE English assessment tasks. Stage 1 students will also find the information relevant and useful as they begin their studies. Written in a clear, engaging style, the book covers the relationship between author, text and audience, with a focus on how language can shape ideas and perspectives. Students are encouraged to reflect on the human experience through their responses to a broad range of contemporary and classic texts both from Australia and from other cultures.

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Shakespeare’s Sonnets

This new edition of Shakespeare’s much-loved Sonnets, developed by and for the Royal Shakespeare Company, features a foreword by actor/director, Fiona Shaw. Its easily accessible layout and elegant design make it the ideal gift for any special occasion.

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Simply Poetry: A Student Workbook

This lively and engaging workbook introduces junior secondary students to the world of poetry. The self-contained and visually appealing units explore a wide range of poetic techniques and popular themes. Each poem has been carefully chosen to give an insight into how poetry really works.

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The Untamed Fire: Poetry for Secondary Students

Poems from many different ages, cultures and perspectives are brought to life in this collection. Traditional favourites are there, but so too are poems from Africa, voices of women and poems about issues of today. Each chapter concludes with a ‘Poetry explorations’ section offering a range of open-ended activities that take students beyond the text to write their own poetry and to discuss relevant issues.

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