I Can Write Poems

I Can Write Poems

by Anita Ganeri


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432969431
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: I Can Write
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 510L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.

Table of Contents

What is writing? 4 What are poems? 6 Different poems 8 Getting ideas 10 Planning a poem 12 Rhyme and rhythm 14 Words and sounds 16 Acrostic poems 18 Shape poems 20 Haikus 22 Free verse 24 Writing a poem 26 Top tips for writing poems 28 Glossary 30 Find out more 31 Index 32

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