The Power of Poems: Teaching the Joy of Writing Poetry

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Maupin House Publishing, Inc., 2000 - Education - 113 pages
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A common-sense approach to teaching your students how to write poetry, with lots of classroom-proven strategies and activities that free you to fit poetry into just about any part of your day. Activities are adaptable for high-school students. Encourages creativity while teaching solid writer's craft techniques.
 

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Margriet Ruurs has been writing poems and stories since she was six years old. She is the author of Emma's Eggs, Emma and the Coyote, Big Little Dog, and A Mountain Alphabet, as well as several books for educators, including The Power of Poems. Margriet shares her love of writing, language, and poetry with children and teachers throughout North America.

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