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Touchstones Now: An Anthology of poetry for Key Stage 3 By Michael Benton

Touchstones Now: An Anthology of poetry for Key Stage 3
by Michael Benton

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The popular and trusted Key Stage 3 anthology - completely updated to meet the demands of today's classroom and the 2008 National Curriculum.
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Touchstones Now: An Anthology of poetry for Key Stage 3 Summary


Touchstones Now: An Anthology of poetry for Key Stage 3 by Michael Benton

Many thousands of pupils have developed a love of poetry through the classic Touchstones series. Now this bestselling Key Stage 3 anthology - celebrating its 40th anniversary - has been completely updated to meet the demands of today's classroom and the 2008 National Curriculum.

Touchstones Now contains a rich selection of poetry, ranging from Chaucer to modern-day poets, including many unusual and thought-provoking pieces together with much-loved favourites.

The unique structure of the anthology enables pupils to examine how differing poetic constructs work as well as exploring poetic themes and studying individual poets. Many of the popular features of other Benton anthologies such as Picture Poems and Painting with Words are integrated into this new edition.

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Touchstones Now: An Anthology of poetry for Key Stage 3 Reviews


"... if anyone is looking for an anthology that can be used productively across KS3 in a range of contexts, then this would be worth serious consideration... there is a great deal of useful material here with ideas that could easily be integrated into a variety of lesson plans." * NATE Classroom *

About Michael Benton


Michael Benton is a highly respected author of Britain's leading poetry anthologies for schools including the 'New Touchstones' series and three books on paintings and poems - 'Double Vision', 'Painting With Words' and 'Picture Poems'. He is a lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Southampton. Dr Peter Benton is a highly respected author of Britain's leading poetry anthologies for schools including the 'New Touchstones' series and three books on paintings and poems - 'Double Vision', 'Painting With Words' and 'Picture Poems'. He is a lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies at Oxford University.

Table of Contents


  • : Part A Ten Units
  • : Unit 1 Playing With Words
  • : Unit 2 Making Your Own Notes
  • : Unit 3 Making Word-Pictures
  • : Unit 4 Comparisons
  • : Unit 5 Rhythm and Movement
  • : Unit 6 Sound and Movement
  • : Unit 7 Patterns on the Page
  • : Unit 8 Ballads
  • : Unit 9 Word Pictures and Ideas
  • : Unit 10 Mixed Feelings
  • : Part B Ten Themes
  • : Unit 1 Seasons
  • : Unit 2 Nonsense and Stuff
  • : Unit 3 Magic and Mystery
  • : Unit 4 Stories
  • : Unit 5 Ballads
  • : Unit 6 Creatures
  • : Unit 7 School
  • : Unit 8 Me 1
  • : Unit 9 You
  • : Unit 10 Poems and Paintings
  • : Part C Ten poets
  • : Unit 1 Geoffrey Chaucer
  • : Unit 2 William Shakespeare
  • : Unit 3 John Clare
  • : Unit 4 Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • : Unit 5 Christina Rossetti
  • : Unit 6 D.H Lawrence
  • : Unit 7 Ted Hughes
  • : Unit 8 John Agard
  • : Unit 9 Charles Causley
  • : Unit 10 Grace Nichols

Additional information

GOR003643194
Touchstones Now: An Anthology of poetry for Key Stage 3 by Michael Benton
Michael Benton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Education
2008-06-27
264
0340965789
9780340965788
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