Nurturing the Ominivore: Approaches to Teaching Poetry

Murphy, Eileen
June 2012
Poetry Foundation Articles for Teachers;2012, p1
The article offers the author's insights on approaches in teaching poetry. The author discusses three distinct ways in teaching poetry in classroom to make students better writers and readers. These three approaches are reading, writing, and discussing poetry to the students or performance. It also explores ways to help students read and write poems, highlighting the importance of reading-aloud and recitation in the classroom.


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