A workbook to help students become more familiar with the genre of poetry.
Students read and explore the poems in the workbook to learn more about the genre of poetry.
The concepts explored in the workbook include:
- context, purpose and audience
- word play
Answers for teachers are also provided.
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Australian Curriculum alignment
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Fixed typo on page 7: 'singer' to 'singing'
Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) 4th Feb
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