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  1. Professional Development | Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book
    360 Degrees of Text: Using Poetry to Teach Close Reading and Powerful Writing
    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.
  2. Professional Development | Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Journal
    Cold Plums and the Old Men in the Water: Let Children Read and Write "Great" Poetry
    The author of this article advocates using "great" poetry with children, and providing the link between the reading and writing of poetry.
  3. Professional Development | Grades   2 – 7  |  Professional Library  |  Book
    Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent Reading
    This book provides information on the benefits of independent reading, how to set up a classroom library, and ways to actively engage students in independent reading.
  4. Professional Development | Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book
    Getting the Knack: 20 Poetry Writing Exercises
    Dunning and Stafford, both widely known poets and educators, offer this delightful manual of exercises for beginning poets.
  5. Professional Development | Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book
    Going Bohemian: How to Teach Writing Like You Mean It
    This resource offers unconventional strategies to guide students through some of the more difficult tasks in learning to write.
  6. Professional Development | Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book
    Judith Ortiz Cofer in the Classroom: A Woman in Front of the Sun
    Carol Jago offers ways to teach the works of Judith Ortiz Cofer in the high school English classroom.
  7. Professional Development | Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book
    Langston Hughes in the Classroom: "Do Nothin' till You Hear from Me"
    Carmaletta M. Williams provides high school teachers with background on Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance as well as help in teaching Hughes's poetry, short stories, novels, and autobiography.
  8. Professional Development | Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Book
    Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom
    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.
  9. Professional Development | Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library  |  Journal
    Poetry on the Screen
    Find practical suggestions for using technology to enhance the love of poetry.
  10. Professional Development | Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library  |  Journal
    Poets in Practice
    This article discusses the need to engage students and teachers in active poetry writing.

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