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Keywords

Poetry--Study and teaching (Elementary); Fourth grade (Education)--Curricula;

Abstract

The genre of poetry can.foster children's personal-social and thinking-language abilities. Poetry offers much pleasure for children, insight into their lives' and those of others, and models for their expression.

When teachers understand children's poetry preferences and ways to present this genre, it can add another dimension across the curriculum. Poetry experiences reported m this article were presented incidentally and in the social studies program of a fourth-grade classroom. Webbing conducted to identify important concepts in a social studies unit supported the fourth-graders poetry writing. Poetry forms were taught for children to use as structures for their writing.

Year of Submission

2000

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Jeanne McLain Harms

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Date Original

2000

Object Description

1 PDF file (15 pages)

Language

en

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application/pdf

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