Beyond Words: Writing Poems with Children

Beyond Words: Writing Poems with Children

$25.00

Third Edition, 2004 Elizabeth McKim and Judith Steinbergh

This guide for teachers and parents structures an approach for teaching children to appreciate and write poems. A sequence of 28 writing sessions takes students from the basic skills of observation and sense image to metaphor and symbol, while exploring broad themes. Model poems by adult poets, an informal guide to presenting each lesson, a broad range of student examples, and an extensive bibliography by grade level will help teachers and parents encourage young writers. Beyond Words is used widely in public and private schools and university education departments throughout the nation.

 “Beyond Words is a refreshing and original approach to helping teachers and parents write poetry with children.” Richard Lewis, Director, Touchstone Center for Children, NYC.

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Third Edition, 2004 Elizabeth McKim and Judith Steinbergh
PRICE: $25

This guide for teachers and parents structures an approach for teaching children to appreciate and write poems. A sequence of 28 writing sessions takes students from the basic skills of observation and sense image to metaphor and symbol, while exploring broad themes. Model poems by adult poets, an informal guide to presenting each lesson, a broad range of student examples, and an extensive bibliography by grade level will help teachers and parents encourage young writers. Beyond Words is used widely in public and private schools and university education departments throughout the nation.

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