Poetry is one of the easiest ways to get students to read, and Notes from the Portable gives a few reasons why. You can teach poetry, even if you hate it. There are some strategies in teaching poetry that can encourage success and maybe even get your students to like it. I feel like poetry is becoming less and less popular. The artistry and impact of poetry doesn’t seem to be what it used to. Many times, to lessen the pressure off of you, poetry is simply words describing something we know. Some kids who hate reading actually like poetry. Hopefully, these tips will help you teach poetry with ease and help your children appreciate the art of poetry.
Click here for help in how to teach poetry even if you don’t like it so much. These strategies will make your poetry unit successful.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!
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