Book 2 - Elementary and Middle School

by Patsy Dunstan



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 13/06/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 224
ISBN : 9781669828174
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 224
ISBN : 9781669828181
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 224
ISBN : 9781669828167

About the Book

This book “My Interactive Book of Poems” is unique, practical, useful and universal in its presentation and content. The book is divided into 9 sections with over 50 original poems of varying lengths and level of difficulty, all written by the author. It introduces children to six types of poems; Shape, Haiku, Acrostic, Rhyming, Free Verse and Narrative. Children are encouraged to read the poem aloud at least three times. As they listen to the words, the poem comes alive. It is important to note that children may not like all the poems. They may begin in any section, with any poem. There are no restrictions. The activities which follow will further test children’s understanding of the poem. The 8th section contains additional activities. Answers to all questions are in the 9th section. This book is compact, will hold in your child’s bag, and easy to read. Your child needs nothing more than a pencil or pen, crayons and a willingness to embark on a very pleasant journey with a friend, parent/adult, teacher, older sibling or alone. “My interactive Book of Poems” will soon become your child’s companion on a plane, a train, a road trip, the car or bus and at home. The possibilities are endless. Parents then, can rest at ease, knowing that “My Interactive Book of Poems” will be a positive, rewarding learning experience.

About the Author

Youth Poet Laureate The US recognizes the contributions that youths make in poetry, in communities and nationally. States select their own Poet Laureate and the winner from the states vie for the coveted position. The title given to the winner is National Youth Poet Laureate. The National Youth Poet Laureate serves a one year term and is the voice of poetry for youths.The first National Youth Poet Laureate was chosen in 2017. She is Amanda Gorman. Parents and teachers who identify child/children with talent in poetry may seek out organizations in their state, on line, whose mission is to provide guidance and support for youths. This service is free and is open to teens and younger children. There’s a wealth of information on the internet about youth poets, and it is easy to access.