ERIC Number: EJ679137
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Haiku: Teaching the Art of Brevity in Writing.
Whittingham, Jeff L.
Childhood Education, v80 n1 p25-28 Fall 2003
Describes how the use of haiku in elementary level writing instruction can develop writing and cognitive skills. Focuses on both traditional haiku with syllable pattern limits and nontraditional adaptations keeping with the intent of haiku to evoke a mood. Highlights how improvements in students' haiku writing benefited other types of writing. Notes haiku is part of a rich literary heritage and that writing haiku helps to create stronger writers. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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