Kids' Poems: Grades 3 & 4: Teaching Third and Fourth Graders to Love Writing Poetry (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Kids' Poems: Grades 3 & 4: Teaching Third and Fourth Graders to Love Writing Poetry (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Regie Routman

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Regie Routman shares her delightful selection of free verse poems written by third-and fourth graders that will inspire your students to think, I can write poems like this too! Regie provides strategies for using kids' poems as models to guide children to write poems about things they know and care about, from eating french fries to secret places and family trips. She describes the way she invites children to study the model poem, beginning by asking kids, What do you notice? She shows how she demonstrates the poetry-writng process to children: thinking aloud and drafting poems about her own life, and then inviting children to write on their own. Includes 20 reproducible poems written and illustrated by third-and fourth graders to share with kids. Perfect for classroom teachers and parents!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545279222
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2000
Sold by: Scholastic, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Regie Routman has been teaching in public schools for almost three decades. She taught almost all of the elementary grades and has been a reading specialist, a learning disabilities tutor, a Reading Recovery teacher, a language arts resource and mentor teacher, and a staff developer. Currently, she teaches and consults in schools and districts around the country doing demonstration teaching and conducting workshops. She continues to speak to educators nationally and internationally. Regie Routman's books are acclaimed by educators as providing a solid, theory-based understanding of language learning along with a wealth of useable ideas and resources. Regie's first book, Transitions: From Literature to Literacy (Heinemann, 1988) is a classic that helped countless elementary teachers make the journey to literature-based teaching and more meaning-centered approaches.

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