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ERIC Number: EJ1158865
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Introducing and Sustaining Close Reading and Writing through Poetry
Timmermans, Karren M.; Johnson, Angie
Reading Teacher, v71 n3 p357-362 Nov-Dec 2017
Close reading of poetry scaffolds readers and writers as they come to understand the form and function of poetry and transfer those skills to writing. In this teaching tip, the authors explain a way in which primary teachers can introduce close reading and move young students toward composing and presenting poetry.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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