Touchstones: A Teaching Anthology of Poetry
Develop a love for poetry at key stage three with the trusted Touchstones series. This diverse selection of over 150 poems features thought-provoking contemporary voices and much-loved favourites. Touchstones: A Teaching Anthology of Poetry will help you to:* Explain and contextualise poems across a broad range of genres and themes* Support your lessons with over 100 ready-made activities designed for independent, paired and group work* Challenge your students with additional activities specifically designed to stretch their learning* Build the skills required for the poetry element of the latest GCSE English Literature specifications, with chapters dedicated to comparative and unseen poetry* Introduce a range of poets commonly studied at GCSE, from William Wordsworth to Imtiaz Dharker* Introduce a range of contemporary poets, such as Kate Clanchy and Holly McNish, alongside more familiar classics* Support the implementation of the 2014 national curriculum at Key Stage 3Michael Benton has recently published a new collection of poetry: 'In the Mind's Eye'. Available in bookstores now.