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Title:
Poetry play any day with Jane Yolen
Author:
Potts, Cheryl, 1953-
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Publication Information:
Ft. Atkinson, Wis : Alleyside Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Alphabestiary and All in the woodland early -- What rhymes with moon? -- Bird Watch -- The three bears holiday rhyme book and The three bears -- Best witches -- Dinosaur dances -- Mouse's bithday -- Water music -- Sky scrape/City scape -- How beastly -- Once upon ice -- An invitation to the butterfly ball -- Elfabet -- Welcome to the green house -- Weather report -- Summary.
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ISBN:
9781579500382
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Book

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Jane Yolen is the popular author of more than 160 books for children & adults, & the winner of numerous awards for her poetry & literature, including the Christopher Medal, the Charlotte Award, & the Regina Medal. Several of her titles have been chosen as ALA Notable Books. Poetry Play Any Day With Jane Yolen offers 31 new & ready-to-use activities, including educational games, learning exercises, & simple craft projects that will create enthusiasm, appreciation, & excitement for the rhyme & rhythm in poetry, in addition to reinforcing reading, writing, & language skills. You can introduce students to the forms & styles of poetry & provide a non-threatening, low-key, fun approach for students to experiment & practice poetry writing. The activities in this resource will introduce them to couplets, triplets, haiku, quatrain, cinquain, limericks, acrostics, free verse, nonsense poems, & many more. Using Jane Yolen's books of poetry will create springboards for many classroom activities, ideas & projects because of her diverse themes & topics.