For the Love of Poetry

For the Love of Poetry

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Poetry writing, says Nancy Lee Cecil, helps students build self-esteem and express themselves in their own way. In For the Love of Language, the author showed how literacy scaffolds can release the poet in every child. Now, in For the Love of Poetry, the author features 35 new literacy scaffolds. Each provides a description, an easy-to-follow pattern, lead-in activities, and two example poems written by students. Each scaffold also includes cross-curricular extension activities--including math, language arts, social studies, art, and music--based on the ideas students write in their poetry. For the Love of Poetry will inspire confidence in students of all ages and backgrounds, both as writers and as people.How to Use this Book In the following pages the preservice and practicing teacher will find numerous poem ideas, or literacy ... Included with the poem idea are two example poemsa€”-original poems that have been created by real children inanbsp;...

Title:For the Love of Poetry
Author:Nancy Lee Cecil
Publisher:Portage & Main Press - 1997-01-01


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