ERIC Number: EJ581330
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Joyful Noises: Creating Poems for Voices and Ears.
Apol, Laura; Harris, Jodi
Language Arts, v76 n4 p314-22 Mar 1999
Discusses the efforts of a fifth-grade teacher and a visiting poet to rekindle students' sense of poetic passion and pleasure. Describes how the authors introduced students to poems for two voices (using P. Fleischman's "Joyful Noise"). The poetry unit culminated in a project in which students read and performed Fleischman's poems, then wrote and performed their own poems for two voices. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The Poetic Possibilities of Language.