Tips for Loving Poetry and Promoting Literacy

  Tips for Loving Poetry and Promoting Literacy     In last month’s┬ápost, WHY POETRY? Building Literacy Skills with Poetry, I gave lots of reasons to love poetry. Today I have specific tips for promoting poetry at home and in the classroom.   Read Aloud Read the poem aloud (poems need this!) or encourage your…

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WHY POETRY? Building Literacy Skills with Poetry

  WHY POETRY? Building Literacy Skills with Poetry   April is National Poetry Month. To get you started thinking about poetry and why it can be important for literacy and life, here are some thoughts. Some are from me, others from the resources listed below.   Poems feel good in the mouth and mind. The…

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