ERIC Number: EJ636927
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Early Native American Poetry.
Goebel, Bruce A.
English Journal, v91 n3 p38-43 Jan 2002
Suggests a careful study of the cultural values and poetics of early Native American songs and poetry can help students better understand these speakers and writers as people and artists. Describes a variety of classroom activities that explore such songs and poetry. Notes that the language is symbolic, making early Native American songs and poetry among the most difficult literature to teach. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Teaching and Writing Poetry.