Poems Please

Sharing poetry with children

This comprehensive guide offers teachers everything they need to inspire students to write and experience poetry as they build language skills. The book combines the rich background of poetry with sample poems and activities that are ready to use in any classroom. This updated edition is includes discussions of contemporary poets like Naomi Shihab Nye, Karen Hess, Cynthia Rylant, and Mattie Stepanek.

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This comprehensive guide offers teachers everything they need to inspire students to write and experience poetry as they build language skills. The book combines the rich background of poetry with sample poems and activities that are ready to use in any classroom. This updated edition is includes discussions of contemporary poets like Naomi Shihab Nye, Karen Hess, Cynthia Rylant, and Mattie Stepanek.

Based on the classroom experiences of two master teachers with an obvious love of poet...read more

About the Author(s)

David Booth is Coordinator of Elementary Programs at OISE/University of Toronto. For more than twenty-five years he has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write.

Bill Moore is a teacher, actor, writer, director, and poet who has worked with students, teachers and audiences throughout North America and England. His plays, poems, articles and stories have been published extensively and he has appeared frequently on stage, screen, and radio.

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Grade Range: K-8
Media: 160 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print Bundle
Item No: 8157Item No: 8839Item No: B157
ISBN: 978-155138-157-2ISBN: 978-155138-839-7ISBN: 978-15513B-157-2

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