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360 Degrees of Text: Using Poetry to Teach Close Reading and Powerful Writing

by Eileen Murphy Buckley

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360 Degrees of Text: Using Poetry to Teach Close Reading and Powerful Writing

Grades 6 – 12
Type Book
Pages 193
Published October 2012
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Through Eileen Murphy Buckley’s 360-degree approach to teaching critical literacy, students investigate texts through a full spectrum of learning modalities, harnessing the excitement of performance, imitation, creative writing, and argument/debate activities to become more powerful thinkers, readers, and writers.

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Locating Purpose in Allusion through Art and Poetry

Through this lesson, students will learn how to use the literary term "allusion" in discussing how and why authors and artists draw on and transform subject material.