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Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry
by Joseph Powell and Mark Halperin
|Grades||9 – 12|
Accent on meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry offers practical ways of teaching students about the close connections between the meaning, rhythm, and meter in poetry.
Powell, Joseph, and Mark Halperin. 2004. Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 1
Students are assigned to be "poets of the day" and are provided several models to create, illustrate, and present their different poems to the class.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 3
Students investigate the website of a past Poet Laureate's project and use it as a model to celebrate poetry that appeals most to them.