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Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016 Time: 4:30 pm EDT, 1:30 PDT
Why wait until spring to teach poetry? Fall is a great time of year to introduce your students to the magic of poetry! After implementing these strategies, you'll be amazed at how quickly your students are able to read, write, and understand poetry... and even more surprised to discover how much your students come to love poetry, too! Most of the activities were designed for upper elementary students, but many can be adapted for younger or older students. Even if you haven't enjoyed teaching poetry in the past, you might find yourself looking forward to your next poetry unit! Register Now!
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