Reading & Writing Poetry with Teenagers
This versatile volume combines examples of poetry from historical and contemporary masters with high school writing (Grades 9-12).
Each chapter contains poems for reading aloud, poems for discussion, models for writing exercises, samples of student poems, and a bibliography for extended reading.
Many teachers use Reading and Writing Poetry with Teenagers across disciplines. Writing exercises include:
- Animals as Symbols
- Family Portraits in Words
- Of War and Peace
- Writing Song Lyrics as an Expression of Social Protest