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Beyond Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue: A Practical Guide for Helping Students Write Free Verse

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For many teachers, poetry can be a difficult subject to teach. Poet Benjamin Green makes it easy with this practical and insightful book. His step-by-step process combines formulaic fill-in-the-blank exercises and open-ended ("Write a poem about peace") assignments. With clear examples, Green talks students through each of 25 exercises, helping them create high-quality, th ...more
Paperback, 161 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Cottonwood Press (Fort Collins, CO) (first published August 1st 1996)
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