Poetry Aloud Here! / Edition 1

Poetry Aloud Here! / Edition 1

by Sylvia M. Vardell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838909167

ISBN-13: 9780838909164

Pub. Date: 02/01/2006

Publisher: ALA Editions

"Poetry expert Vardell shows how librarians, teachers, and others can introduce children ages 5 to 12 to the world of poetry in a way that's meaningful, participatory, and fun. Presenting a wide assortment of possibilities, this made-for-browsing reference features advice on pairing poems with other genres and with subjects across the school curriculum." Original…  See more details below

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"Poetry expert Vardell shows how librarians, teachers, and others can introduce children ages 5 to 12 to the world of poetry in a way that's meaningful, participatory, and fun. Presenting a wide assortment of possibilities, this made-for-browsing reference features advice on pairing poems with other genres and with subjects across the school curriculum." Original essays and poems written by top children's poets, poetry-building exercises, and other activities to engage children in poetry are presented alongside 10 strategies for ensuring active audience participation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838909164
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Sales rank:
1,420,513
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

1Why make poetry a priority?1
2Which poets are popular?16
3What poetry do children enjoy?54
4How do you promote poetry?80
5How do you present poetry to children?113
6What happens after you share the poem?143
App. ANoteworthy poets writing for young people177
App. BBibliography of children's poetry books180

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