ERIC Number: ED196185
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Project ALPHA (Advanced Learning Program in the Humanities and Arts): Creative You and Poetry. A Study Unit Designed for Education of the Gifted in the Humanities and the Arts.
Le Storti, Anthony J.; And Others
Designed for use with gifted students in grades 6 through 8, the unit deals with suggestions for developing creativity through writing poetry. It is explained that the focus is on helping students recognize their own creativity before teaching poetry skills. Information on objectives, materials, and presentation methods is presented for the following lessons: you and creativity (limericks); what is poetry; word selection; poetry and movement; concrete poetry; snowball (a device for the creative use of language in which words are set down in progression); and a final workshop and writeup. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Intermediate Unit 23, Blue Bell, PA.