Poetry: Powerful Thoughts in Tiny Packages

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FirstHand, Jan 1, 2003 - Curriculum planning - 133 pages
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User Review  - Nancy Jo Lambert - Goodreads

This a great book for teachers I grades K-2 who are looking for ways to introduce and add poetry to their Writer's Workshop and writing instruction. I highly recommend this one! Read full review

Contents

Powerful Thoughts in Tiny Packages
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Showing Not Telling
47
Hearing the Voices of Poetry
55
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Lucy Calkins is the author of the popular firsthand classroom materials Units of Study for Teaching Writing series and the Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grades 3-5 series. Most recently, Lucy has published a common core workshop curriculum, Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing, Grades K - 5. In addition, Lucy is the author or coauthor of numerous foundational professional texts with Heinemann, including Pathways to the Common Core;The Art of Teaching Writing; and One to One. She is also the author of The Art of Teaching Reading. She is the Founding Director of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University's Teachers College. For more than twenty-five years, the Project has been both a think tank - developing state of the art teaching methods - and a provider of professional development. In these capacities, the Project has supported hundreds of thousands of educators. As the leader of this world renowned organization, Lucy works closely with policy-makers, superintendents, district leaders and school principals to instigate and sustain school-wide and system-wide educational reforms. But above all, Lucy works closely with teachers and with their classrooms full of wise and wonderful children. Lucy is also the Richard Robinson Professor of Children's Literature at Teachers College, where she leads the Literacy Specialist program. Lucy and her husband John are the parents of two sons, Miles and Evan.

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