The Poet's Pen Writing Poetry with Middle and High School Students by Betty Bonham Lies

The Poet's Pen Writing Poetry with Middle and High School Students

Written by Betty Bonham Lies
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The Poet's Pen Writing Poetry with Middle and High School Students by Betty Bonham Lies

To rhyme or not to rhyme? That's NOT the only question! An absolute must buy for the novice and an incredible asset for any writing teacher, this book gives you guidelines for starting a poetry writing program and then the tools to do it. Lies offers practical advice on teaching the technical aspects of poetry, suggests ways to revise work and overcome writer's block, and discusses how to integrate poetry writing with other parts of the curriculum. Numerous exercises, examples of student work, an annotated bibliography of sources for further ideas, and a glossary of poetic terms are included.

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218 pages


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Libraries Unlimited Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

15th June 1993



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