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Building Community through Poetry: A Role for Imagination in the Classroom

by Chapman Hood Frazier

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Building Community through Poetry: A Role for Imagination in the Classroom

Grades 8 – 12
Type Journal
Published May 2003
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Methods such as the circle poem, the "poetic interview," the found poem, and the poetic field trip are just some used by the author to create an atmosphere of mutual support and enable students to initiate "imaginative possibilities."

 

Frazier, Chapman Hood. "Building Community through Poetry: A Role for Imagination in the Classroom." English Journal 92.5 (May 2003): 65-70.

 

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