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Writing Simple Poems

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Writing Simple Poems

Writing Simple Poems
Pattern Poetry for Language Acquisition


Vicki L. Holmes, Margaret R. Moulton

English Type

International English







Date Published

September 2001

Product description

Writing Simple Poems provides practical writing activities for teachers to use with their learners.

This is a resource book that shows teachers how to use poetry writing as a medium to teach and reinforce structure, vocabulary, parts of speech, and punctuation, as well as other grammar and writing conventions. Appropriate for any age or fluency level, the book can be used by ESL, foreign language, or bilingual teachers as an adjunct to their writing program. It contains 25 easy-to-follow, self-contained lessons, each with poetry models and sample poems written by students of various ages and linguistic backgrounds. The simple patterns in this book will encourage students to express their own ideas creatively and accurately.

Key features

  • Poetry writing and grammar are combined in a user-friendly teacher handbook.
  • Easy-to-follow lesson plans include grammar/teaching points, model poems, and sample student poems.
  • Appropriate for use with students of any age or ability level.

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