A gifted poet and a talented teacher share their insights and practical strategies for using poetry to enrich language arts, science, social studies, and math. With dozens of model lessons and poems, writing prompts, reproducible activities, and extension ideas, this delightful and inspiring book will help teachers weave poetry into their curriculum . . . and help their students express what they’ve learned, what they’re thinking, and what they’re dreaming through the magic of poetry. For use with Grades 3-6.
About the Author
David L. Harrison has written more than 45 books of poetry and stories for young children. He regularly presents poetry and story-writing workshops at schools, conferences, and symposiums, and he is involved in ongoing literacy work in his home state of Missouri. He co-authored Easy Poetry Lessons That Dazzle and Delight (Scholastic 1999).
Kathy Holderith is a master teacher in Littleton, Colorado. This is her first book for Scholastic.