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ERIC Number: EJ577011
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1063-5092
Poetry and Linguistic Power.
Sloan, Glenna
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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Language: English
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Note: Journal availability: Essmont Publishing, P.O. Box 186, Brandon, Vermont 05733-0186.