Creating Readers with Poetry

Creating Readers with Poetry

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qThe message in Creating Readers with Poetry is simple and strong: Poetry helps children learn to read! In this innovative resource, Nile Stanley offers you teaching techniques that transform reading from a two-dimensional world of boredom and frustration into a three-dimensional world of voice, movement, and artistic expression. He shows you how poetry supports the teaching of reading and allows students to relax and blossom. His mini-lessons and engaging activity poems provide standards-based reading instruction that also build community, confidence, and enthusiasm. He includes a CD of sung and spoken poetry performed by noted children's poets and students to use as instructional models.qOften shy children will begin to participate in performance poetry when they see others caught up in the fun. ... Be willing to get out of your comfort zone: Many teachers are afraid to use poetry during anything but a€œlanguage artsa€ time. ... Guide children to appreciate more sophisticated poetry: Mother Goose rhymes and silly slapstick poems are great for ... Remember, though, that your students will learn not to shy The Value of Performance to Reading | e to Reading e to Reading 95 L.

Title:Creating Readers with Poetry
Author:Nile Stanley
Publisher:Maupin House Publishing, Inc. - 2004


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