The Poetry Experience

This playful 32-page flip book explores all aspects of poetry--from guidelines and an overview of poetic forms to the Top Ten lists of various poetry favorites. Handy reproducible masters are also provided which include a poetry timetable, ten questions to ask about any poem, an observation checklist for teachers, and a personal poetry inventory for students.

Created by two remarkable poets and educators, Larry Swartz and Sheree Fitch, The Poetry Experience brings their infectious style to a topic that is often challenging for students and teachers alike. From questions and short activities to full classroom events, this engaging book focuses on both reading and writing poetry, and on experiencing poetry both on the page and read aloud. Extensive lists of poets and books ensure that every reader will find personal favorites to celebrate.

Paperback, 32 pages. Pembroke Publishers (Mar 1 2008)
ISBN-10: 1551382237  /  ISBN-13: 978-1551382234