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Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

by Jaime R. Wood

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Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

Grades 6 – 8
Type Book
Pages 121
Published June 2006
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

Description  

Jaime Wood offers middle school English language arts teachers material for teaching poetry by Nikki Giovanni, Li-Young Lee, and Pat Mora; the text includes graphic organizers and other resources.

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