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Welcome to Poetryland : Teaching Poetry Writing to Young Children (Paperback) (Shelley Savren)

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“I wish Shelley would teach the whole world poetry.” – 1st grade student.

“I want to be a poetry writer when I grow up.” – 2nd grade student.

“What I found out about myself was that I have an imagination. And a good one.” – 6th grade student.

Welcome to Poetryland: Teaching Poetry Writing to Young Children documents 40 years of teaching poetry writing in grades PreK – 6 and to focus populations, including in gifted and special education classrooms, in after school programs, at art museums and at schools with homeless, abused or neglected children.

Each chapter begins with a student quote and an original poem, followed by heart-felt stories of working with that particular group and concludes with lesson plans, complete with introductions of poetic concepts, model poems by professionals, open-ended writing assignments, methods for sharing and critiquing, and one or two student poems.

Designed for use in a classroom, this book features 38 lesson plans and 23 more poetry-writing workshop ideas. It provides guidance and inspiration for anyone who wants to teach poetry writing to children.
Number of Pages: 126.0
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Shelley Savren
Language: English
Street Date: June 13, 2016
TCIN: 51380981
UPC: 9781475825237
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-9568

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