ERIC Number: EJ612795
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Entering and Opening the World of a Poem.
Elster, Charles A.
Language Arts, v78 n1 p71-77 Sep 2000
Illustrates how poems engage readers in heightened experiences of the world and of language itself. Shows some of the strategies that adults and elementary students employed when reading and responding to poems: summarizing the poem, entering in and opening out, entering the world of the poem, opening to the outside world, finding rich significance, acting out, and making links to other texts. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Pondering Purpose.