All about different types of poetry and gives examples Very informative Poetry lesson Poet Avis Harley Continues Her Winning Combination Of Poetic Forms And Bright Illustrations In A Handsome New Collection For Anyone Who Delights In Playing With Words, Leap Into Poetry Celebrates The World Of Tiny Creatures In This Clever Array Of Original Poetry Each Letter Of The Alphabet Introduces An Insect Or A Spider Along With Its Corresponding Poetry Form From Ants To Zebra Butterflies, From Alliteration To Z Jel Fledgling Poets Of All Ages Will Be Inspired To Try Their Wings And Discover New Pleasures In Language Structure Brief, Intriguing Facts About Each Creature Are Listed In The Back Poetry CIP Summary A collection of verse that provides examples of poetic forms It would be nice to use this book to show all the different types of poetry there are to the children and then support them with examples This book could be used as a reference book in the classroom for children to use in deciding what kind of poem they would like create Appropriate for third graders and up. There are some nice poems in here that I enjoyed and some fun pictures as well Overall, it was an okay book of poetry. Personal Reaction I was intrigued by this poetry book because they incorporated different types of poems and made poems beginning with that same letter For example, Allis Harvey wrote a poem containing alliteration and called it Ants, and he wrote a ballad and called it Bluebottle Fly This is the perfect poetry book to use in the classroom when introducing various types of poetry It also includes fun facts about different insects that will keep children engaged and learning at the same time Purposes Read aloud or independent reading for 1 4 grade Enrichment enjoyment due to the various types of poems written about insects Students will love reading these poems, while looking at the bug illustrations that are included.Curriculum read aloud or independent discuss various types of poems and poetic devices e.g Alliteration, Ballad, Clerihew, Dialogue poem, Epitaph, Fourteener, Gradatio, Hyperbole, Iamb, Jargon, Karanamala, List poem, Monometer, Newspaper poem, Occasional poem, Palindrome, Quintet, Riddle, Simile, Triplet, Univocalic verse, Visual Rhyme, Waka, X ray Poem, Yes No poem, Zejel This poetry book can be used at separate times throughout the year, depending on what type of poetry is being taught to the students This poetry book can also be used in the classroom when teaching students about insects I have now read this book at least 3x and look forward to reading it again What a DELIGHT November 23, 2018 I just can t get enough of the poetry of Avis Harley Her poems are absolutely delightful I highly recommend that every teacher and parent read these poems to their children Yet, adults will love them, too October 27, 2018 I discovered Avis Harley by chanceand what a DELIGHTFUL discovery it has been I absolutely love her poetry that is fun not only for children, but adults as well If you have not read her poetry, I encourage you to take the leap and do so.
Avis Harley has written several books of poetry for children, including THE MONARCH S PROGRESS POEMS WITH WINGS She lives in Vancouver.
- 48 pages
- Leap into Poetry: More ABCs of Poetry
- Avis Harley
- 15 February 2018 Avis Harley