Nine very good reasons to teach poetry

Zervos, Kaleroy
February 2007
International Educator;Feb2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p9
The article discusses nine benefits of teaching poetry. It states that reciting poetry enables students to familiarize with prominent poets and famous poems. Aside from building public speaking skills, reciting poetry heightens awareness of the power of precise words. Reciting poems also inspires students to write their own poems.


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