ERIC Number: EJ577144
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Double-Dutch, Hopscotch, B-ball, and ... Poetry!: Using Children's Games to Create Performances of Rhythmic Poems.
Gardoqui, Kate E.
Voices from the Middle, v6 n2 p11-18 Dec 1998
Describes how a seventh-grade teacher introduced her students to poetry by having them create performances of rhythmic poems. Describes how her students created moving performances of poems and responded to poetry with deeper and more personal insights than she had ever seen. Describes students' public poetry performances. Offers examples of students' poetry and a list of recommended resources. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Drama, Performance, Theater: Means of Further Inquiry. Journal availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096.