Shape Shifter provides teachers and students with a wealth of tips, techniques and strategies that will support teaching and learning about the writing of poetry.
Based on the actual work the authors have undertaken with young writers, this resource book shows students how they can craft their ideas and experience into poems using step-by-step techniques.
- Getting Underway
- Writing Sources
- Keeping it Simple
- Working with Rhyme
- Things to Remember
Throughout the resource original poems are used, including student work, to highlight ideas. A combination of teacher information pages, student activity pages and writing tips on poster style pages makes this resource very flexible.