Writing Simple Poems

Writing Simple Poems

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Writing Simple Poems is a resource book that shows teachers how to use poetry writing to teach grammar and writing conventions. Appropriate for any age or fluency level, the book can be used by ESL, foreign language, or bilingual teachers as an adjunct to their writing program. Regular classroom teachers will find it useful for language arts. The first part of the book focuses on methodology and offers suggestions for ways to integrate poetry writing with the curriculum. The second part of the book contains twenty-five easy-to-follow lesson plans, each with poetry models and sample poems written by students of various ages and linguistic backgrounds. The third part of the book offers an index of teaching points and a glossary of grammar terms.Explain that students will be writing a poem that needs four adverbs for the same subject-verb stem. Show examples and, using one of the examples, have students identify the pattern, labeling the parts of speech and numbering the adverbsanbsp;...

Title:Writing Simple Poems
Author:Vicki L. Holmes, Margaret R. Moulton
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2001-07-16


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