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ERIC Number: ED451541
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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Exploring Literacy through Poetry: Poems That Celebrate Poetry.
Honeyghan, Glasceta
Florida Reading Quarterly, v36 n2 p26-31 Dec 1999
Sharing poems that celebrate books and reading throughout the school year can foster enjoyment of poetry as well as appreciation for reading. A variety of easy to read poems exist that vary from old and new, long and short, free-flowing verse and rhymed verse, and for young children as well as older children. Such poems can be read at odd moments of the day or built into a resource for a thematic unit. These poems deal with such topics as males in a caregiver role, teacher as nurturer, reading and sensory details, books that open the imagination, reading to be informed, "reading is a trip," reading and recognition of self, and humor. (Contains 12 references and 54 sources for poems and poetry books.) (RS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
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