The Poetry Experience

Choosing and Using Poetry in the Classroom

This playful 32-page flip book explores all aspects of poetry—from guidelines and an overview of poetic forms to the Top Ten lists of various poetry favorites. Handy reproducible masters are also provided which include a poetry timetable, ten questions to ask about any poem, an observation checklist for teachers, and a personal poetry inventory for students.

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This playful 32-page flip book explores all aspects of poetry—from guidelines and an overview of poetic forms to the Top Ten lists of various poetry favorites. Handy reproducible masters are also provided which include a poetry timetable, ten questions to ask about any poem, an observation checklist for teachers, and a personal poetry inventory for students.

Created by two remarkable poets and educators, The Poetry Experience brings their infectious style to a topic that is of...read more

About the Author(s)

Sheree Fitch is a writer, speaker, educator and author of books in many genres and for all ages. From board books for babies to award-winning picture books to young adult fiction and fiction for adults, Sheree has been writing and publishing for almost twenty-five years.

Larry Swartz has explored literature-based learning with students and teachers for more than 30 years in North America, England, New Zealand, and China. As a classroom teacher, consultant, and instructor with OISE/University of Toronto, he has inspired colleagues and children alike to learn in new and exciting ways. Larry is a well-known speaker and workshop leader who lives in Toronto.

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Table of Contents

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1. Why Poetry?
2. Poetry in the Classroom
3. Poems Aloud
4. Choosing Poetry
5. How Poems Work
6. Writing Poetry
7. Responding to Poetry
Reproducible Pages
Index
Professional reading

Product Details

Grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Media: 32 pp/flipchart
Year: 2007
Item No: 8223
ISBN: 978-155138-223-4

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