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ERIC Number: ED013813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 225
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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A CURRICULUM FOR ENGLISH, POETRY FOR THE ELEMENTARY GRADES.
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Curriculum Development Center.
MATERIALS FOR THE NEBRASKA ELEMENTARY ENGLISH CURRICULUM INCLUDE AN ANCILLARY POETRY MANUAL FOR GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX. ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO INCREASING THE CHILD'S PLEASURE IN POETRY, BROADENING HIS KNOWLEDGE OF POETRY, AND HELPING HIM TO EXPRESS HIMSELF MORE CREATIVELY. CHILDREN ARE ENCOURAGED FIRST TO ENJOY THE READING OF POEMS AND THEN TO PERCEIVE PARTICULAR POETIC TECHNIQUES. THE TEACHER IS ENCOURAGED TO READ POETRY ALOUD AND TO DISCUSS WITH CHILDREN, AT THEIR LEVEL OF UNDERSTANDING, THE MEANING, SYNTAX, IMAGERY, AND RHYTHMIC AND RHYMING PATTERNS IN POEMS. THE MANUAL INCLUDES--(1) A DISCUSSION OF ELEMENTS CHARACTERISTIC OF GOOD POETRY AND STANDARDS BY WHICH TO JUDGE GOOD POETRY FOR CHILDREN AND BY CHILDREN, (2) SAMPLE LESSON PLANS FOR EACH GRADE LEVEL, (3) AN INDEXED ANTHOLOGY OF 209 CHILDREN'S POEMS WRITTEN BY CHILDREN AND BY EMINENT POETS OF MANY CULTURES FROM ANCIENT TO MODERN TIMES, (4) A LIST OF POEMS, ARRANGED BY GRADE LEVEL AND SUBJECT, FOUND IN THE TWO CORE POETRY TEXTS USED IN THE ELEMENTARY GRADES, (5) A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF USEFUL BOOKS RELATED TO THE STUDY OF POETRY, AND (6) A LIST OF SELECTED RECORDINGS OF POETRY READINGS. THIS MANUAL IS AVAILABLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS, 215 NEBRASKA HALL, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA 68508. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Curriculum Development Center.
Identifiers: NEBRASKA CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTER