5 strategies to encourage students to write poetry

04/21/2013 | Edutopia.org

Poetry can be incorporated into the classroom using music, crafts and art, among other ideas offered in this blog post by education consultant Lisa Michelle Dabbs. She shares poetry ideas garnered from a recent Twitter chat she hosted on the subject, timed with April as National Poetry Month. Other tips include having students write a simple "I am" poem, which is a great way to learn more about students, Dabbs writes.

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