Reading and Writing Poetry with Teenagers

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Walch Publishing, 1996 - 172 pages
This versatile volume combines examples of poetry from historical and contemporary masters with high school writing. Each chapter contains poems for reading aloud, poems for discussion, models for writing exercises, samples of student poems, and a bibliography for extended reading. Many teachers use Reading and Writing Poetry with Teenagers across disciplines.

Writing exercises include:

  • Animals as Symbols
  • Family Portraits in Words
  • Of War and Peace
  • Writing Song Lyrics as an Expression of Social Protest
 

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Well, we were looking forward to this then we were very disappointed w/ this bk. As home schoolers we wanted a book geared toward a 9th gr."home schooler" learning about poetry and how to analyze ... Read full review

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Great book to use as a springboard to a poetry study. We are using this in our home school next year. Read full review

Contents

Nature and the Environment
1
Animals
13
Sports
31
Childhood Adolescence and Growing Up
41
Song Lyrics
54
To Arrive in a New World
62
Family and Relationships
69
Social and Global Issues
95
Sonnets Villanelles and Sestinas
115
Praise Poems and Odes
141
Appendices
153
About the Authors
165
Credits
171
Copyright

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