Poetry Mentor Texts

Making Reading and Writing Connections, K-8

Building on the success of Mentor Texts and Nonfiction Mentor Texts, authors Lynne R. Dorfman and Rose Cappelli now turn their attention to poetry. In Poetry Mentor Texts, Lynne and Rose show teachers how to use poems in both reading and writing workshops and across content areas.

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Building on the success of Mentor Texts and Nonfiction Mentor Texts, authors Lynne R. Dorfman and Rose Cappelli now turn their attention to poetry. In Poetry Mentor Texts, Lynne and Rose show teachers how to use poems in both reading and writing workshops and across content areas. Written in a friendly, conversational tone, this practical book explores a variety of poetic forms, including poems that inspire...read more

About the Author(s)

Lynne has 38 years of classroom experience and served as a literacy coach as well as a reading specialist and staff developer for her school district. She is a co-director of the PA Writing & Literature Project and an editor for PAReads: The Journal of Keystone State Literacy Association.

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Rose comes from a family of musicians and teachers, both of which have greatly influenced her life. A volunteer job in high school led her to pursue work with hearing- and language-impaired children.

Table of Contents

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Foreword by Georgia Heard
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Poetry to Inspire Response
Chapter 3: List Poems Are for Everyone
Chapter 4: Acrostic Poetry: Accessible and Challenging
Chapter 5: The Persona Poem: Writing in the Voice of Another
Chapter 6: Poetry for Two Voices
Chapter 7: A Treasure Chest of Books
Afterword
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 200 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print Bundle
Year: 2012
Item No: 0949Item No: 0972Item No: B949
ISBN: 978-157110-949-1ISBN: 978-157110-972-9ISBN: 978-15711B-949-1

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