Seasons of Poetry is a delightful journey through the year with vivid, stylized images, and engaging poems, that stand on their own. But it doesn't end there. Its lessons present an introduction to writing poetry, and an overview of poetic forms and traits. Based on Six-Trait Writing, and supportive of state standards for literature, it provides guidelines for beginning writers of any age to create depth, and poetic skill within their poems. The author's qvoiceq comes through her writing, inspiring even the most reluctant writer to discover the poet within; while self-driven writers will be off and running on their own. Some of the ideas presented in Seasons of Poetry are: ac Rhyming vs verse ac Figurative language ac Irony and juxtaposition ac Meter ac Repetition ac Sensory imagery ac Evoking strong emotion ac Aspects of a poets life ac Breaking conventions or using them in an unusual way ac White space, subtitles, and line breaks ac Glossary of terms Teachers and students alike, will find this multi-faceted book the perfect combination to inspire new poets. Bowcut says, qIt's an all-in-one course tied with a bow ... all you provide is the ribbonq.A Guide for Young Writers Grades 3-6 ~Jan Bowcut~ ... It is sometimes called a shape poem because the author writes it in the shape of the object he/she is writing about. It rarely rhymes so is another ... You may need to practice a few times.
|Title||:||Seasons of Poetry|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2012-08-22|