Poetry and the Environment: Poetry enhances children's study of the environment and provides a link with science and the language artsby: Jeanne McLain Harms and Lucille J. Lettow

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Many poems for children published in the past few decades focus on aspects of environmental study. Combining these newer contributions with poetry published in the past can greatly enhance children’s study of the environment and provide a link with science and the language arts in the elementary school curriculum. This article provides some suggestions for weaving poetry into the science curriculum.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
3/1/2000

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  • on Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:28 PM

This article lists a multitude of poems and tthat teachers can draw from to add a literary component to an environmental study. Although there is a wealth of resources listed, there is very little discussion or ideas for how to incorporate the poems into lessons.

Patricia  (Pottstown, PA)
Patricia (Pottstown, PA)

  • on Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:23 PM

This article lists a multitude of poems and tthat teachers can draw from to add a literary component to an environmental study. Although there is a wealth of resources listed, there is very little discussion or ideas for how to incorporate the poems into lessons.

Patricia  (Pottstown, PA)
Patricia (Pottstown, PA)


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