Stepping Sideways into Poetry Writing - Practical Lessons: Teaching Students the How-to-And the Heart Of-Writing Poetry

Stepping Sideways into Poetry Writing - Practical Lessons: Teaching Students the How-to-And the Heart Of-Writing Poetry

by Kathryn Winograd
     
 

A practicing poet who works in schools shares poetry lessons that ease teachers and students into writing poetry. The fun, friendly exercises include writing riddle poems, fractured fairy tale poems, vegetable-and-me poems, and many others. Each lesson includes a model poem, a warm-up activity, and knock- out ideas for performance and publishing. Line breaks, white

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Overview

A practicing poet who works in schools shares poetry lessons that ease teachers and students into writing poetry. The fun, friendly exercises include writing riddle poems, fractured fairy tale poems, vegetable-and-me poems, and many others. Each lesson includes a model poem, a warm-up activity, and knock- out ideas for performance and publishing. Line breaks, white space, dramatic monologue, writing from the heart—it’s all covered. For use with Grades 3-6.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439597302
Publisher:
Scholastic Teaching Resources
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Stepping Sideways Into Poetry Writing
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Kathryn Winograd is a poet and teacher in Littleton, Colorado. She has taught poetry, literature, creative writing, and composition at various higher education institutions for 18 years, and she regularly works in elementary and middle schools. She was Recipient of a 1998 Artist Fellowship in Literature for Poetry. Her wide range of publications include poetry, creative nonfiction, and children’s poetry, as well as stories in numerous journals and magazines including The Colorado Review, TriQuarterly, Cricket Magazine, and Mountain Living.

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