Books

The Poetry Friday Anthology for Middle School

21st Sep 2016

Poems compiled for this anthology by Professor Sylvia Vardell and Poet Janet Wong include examples of many techniques, forms, and elements—rhyme, repetition, and rhythm; metaphor and simile; personification; onomatopoeia; hyperbole; dramatic irony; and different poetic formats, including haiku, sonnet, and reverse. (Pomelo Books, (2013)

“Find a place for this book on your desk since you’ll be turning to it time and time again. You may even want two copies, one for your students and one for your own use.” Review of The Poetry Friday Anthology K-5 Edition in IRA’s Reading Today.

My poem: “Night Light” is featured.

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The Poetry Friday Anthology

21st Sep 2016

The Poetry Friday Anthology by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong offers a set of 36 poems for each grade level, K-5 (a poem-a-week for the 9 months of the typical school year). Drawing on decades of experience in classrooms all over the world as well as volumes of academic research and writing, this book presents activities that are poem-specific, skill-based, developmentally appropriate for each weekly poem—and that connect to the Common Core standards for poetry instruction. (Pomelo Books, 2012).

My poem “Summer Showers” is featured.

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