ERIC Number: EJ567302
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Poet as Patriot?
Journal of Children's Literature, v23 n2 p42-46 Fall 1997
Notes the prevailing notion about the superfluous nature of poetry, art, and starving artists, and the difficulty of educators in obtaining funds for the arts. Suggests that poetry teaches essential communication skills in small, digestible segments which are readily accessible to even young students. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Literary Study and Literacy Instruction. Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English. Journal availability: Journal of Children's Literature, The Ohio State University, School of Teaching and Learning, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43210.