ERIC Number: ED308539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Poetry Starting from Scratch--A Two Week Lesson Plan for Teaching Poetry Writing.
Carey, Michael A.
Intended for people of all ages and with a history of successful use in schools, workshops, and prison, this book is a guide through a two-week plan of lessons to teach poetry writing. Each lesson builds on the one that came before, and all include poems. Following a preface, the 11 chapters are: (1) Basic Tools; (2) Extending the Metaphor; (3) Dramatic Irony; (4) Intimate Conversation; (5) The Senses and Memory; (6) Vivid Imagery; (7) Poems from Music; (8) Student Reading; (9) Formal Verse; (10) Catalog Poem; and (11) Editing Tips. An index of poets and an index of first lines and titles conclude the book. (SR)
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, Figurative Language, Poetry, Student Writing Models, Teacher Developed Materials, Writing Instruction
Foundation Books, P.O. Box 29229, Lincoln, NE 68529 ($5.95 plus $2.00 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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