Powerful Poetry

Read, Write, Rejoice, Recite Poetry All Year Long

Adrienne Gear continues the journey of effective literacy instruction with a focus on poetry. Combining writing, reading, and oral language skills, this book will provide teachers with a wealth of engaging lessons to bring the power of poetry into their classrooms.

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Powerful Poetry celebrates the beauty, power, and pleasure of poetry in the classroom. This highly-readable book outlines the many benefits of integrating poetry into your literacy program, including building reading, writing, and speaking skills, nurturing creativity, and celebrating language. Powerful Poetry provides practical, enjoyable lessons for integrating poetry into your year-long literacy program and engaging ways to introduce poetic structure, language, tools, and devices. Book lists introduce a wide range of wonderful poems and poets. Ideal for new and experienced teachers who are looking to bring the power of poetry into their classroom.

About the Author(s)

Adrienne Gear is a teacher, author, and workshop presenter. Adrienne has more than 25 years of elementary classroom experience and is passionate about literacy, learning, and children’s literature.


Product Details

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Media: 128 pp/paper
Year: 2021
Item No: 8352
ISBN: 978-1-55138-352-1
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers