ERIC Number: ED451507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
The Power of Poems: Teaching the Joy of Writing Poetry.
Showing how to introduce poetry to encourage creativity while teaching solid craft skills, this book presents mini-lessons and activities to help teachers in grades 3 through 8 get students to respond to poetry with joy and enthusiasm throughout the curriculum. The skills students learn from doing the exercises in the book support national, state, and provincial language-arts standards. Chapters in the book are: (1) Poetry Philosophy; (2) Preparing for Poetry; (3) Writing Activities; (4) The Editing Process; and (5) Publishing and Sharing. (Contains an approximately 150-item bibliography.) (RS)
Descriptors: Editing, Elementary Education, Lesson Plans, Literature Appreciation, Poetry, Writing Assignments, Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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