The delightful activities in this book provide the perfect approach to introducing students to the special kind of writing used to create poetry. They will gain an appreciation for this captivating way of expressing humor, personal feelings, strong emotion, or entire stories.
Beginning poets will quickly become caught up in the enjoyment of writing their own simple rhymes. They will learn about and practice the different forms of poetry such as couplets, triplets, quatrains, haikus, and free verse.
Inspiring examples, clever illustrations, and plentiful stimulating suggestions help to motivate and encourage the creative development of expressive poetry.
Student gain confidence in their writing abilities and will experience pride as they share their poems with their classmates.