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Writing Poetry with ELLs

Writing Poetry with ELLs

April is National Poetry Month, which makes it a great time for writing poetry.¬† Any point in the year is also a great time to have students write poems. For English Language Learners, writing poetry can be a welcome change from other forms of writing. Many of the traditional writing conventions are not as strictly enforced in poems. ¬†Students can use fewer words to convey powerful messages. ¬†Poems are a fun way to play around with language. Here are some…

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