ERIC Number: EJ577011
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Poetry and Linguistic Power.
Teaching and Learning Literature with Children and Young Adults, v8 n1 p69-79 Sep-Oct 1998
Argues that poetry should be at the center of all literary training. Describes the power of poetry on literacy development using examples from (1) eighth graders who immersed themselves for months in the "Iliad"; (2) from a graduate class; and (3) from kindergarten, first-, third-, and sixth-grade classes. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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