ERIC Number: ED265549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Poetry in the Classroom.
Wyman, Linda, Ed.
Missouri English Bulletin, v42 n6 Jul 1984
The articles in this journal issue focus on the use of poetry for study in classrooms at all levels. Titles and authors of the articles include (1) "Summoning the Poem: Several Roads to Xanadu" by Ben F. Nelms; (2) "ABC's of Reading and Writing Poetry in Junior High" by Barbara Arnold; (3) "Invitations" by Elizabeth D. Nelms; (4) "Teaching Poetry to College Freshmen: A Systematic Approach" by Barbara J. Hunt; (5) "A Stair at a Time" by Donna M. Grout; (6) "Coaxing a Wild Surmise" by Linda Wyman; (7) "Some Thoughts on Teaching Poetry" by Robert C. Jones; (8) "Boredom, 'Beowulf,' and Other Important Battles in Teaching Poetry" by Amy Lale Luebbert; (9) "A Lesson on 'How a Poem Means'" by Barbara Hager Mercer; (10) "Poetry Writing in Elementary School: Gaining by Giving Up" by Joyce Pyle; (11) "Teaching Poetry Writing" by Maryfrances Wagner; (12) "The Teacher as Poet: 'A Place for the Genuine'" by Virginia Frazier; (13) "Poetscout: On Collecting and Selecting Poetry" by Paul B. Janeczko; and (14) "How to Grow an Anthology" by Ben F. Nelms and others. (HOD)
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation, Poetry, Poets, Reading Material Selection, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri Association of Teachers of English.