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Language and Literacy: The Poetry Connection
by Dorothy S. Strickland and Michael R. Strickland
|Grades||K – 8|
Offers a conceptual framework for building language awareness through the reading of poetry, encouraging children to reflect on language in interesting and powerful ways. Provides an instructional model for constructing literature-based experiences in the classroom.
Strickland, Dorothy S., and Michael R. Strickland. "Language and Literacy: The Poetry Connection." Language Arts 74.3 (March 1997): 201-205.
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.