The Poet Tree

The Poet Tree

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Bring poetry into every child's daily experience with activities based on the verses of such traditional and contemporary poets as Robert Louis Stevenson, Shel Silverstein, Karla Kuskin, and John Ciardi. Activities for sparking an interest in and an enjoyment of poetry promote listening, speaking, writing, and reading skills. Biographical information, a poster page, and background information are given for each poet. Grades K-6.Eve Merriam loved to play with words, using alliteration, assonance, onomatopoeia, and rhythm. Discuss what ... In Chortles: New and Selected Wordplay Poems, Merriam uses a number of animal allusions in a poem titled aquot;Mr . Zoo.aquot; In thatanbsp;...

Title:The Poet Tree
Author:Sharron L. McElmeel
Publisher:Libraries Unlimited - 1993


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