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5 fabulous features of children’s poetry

by Kim
This article contains affiliate links for books I'm confident your family will love! In honor of National Poetry Month, I invite you to open up the world of poetry to your children by exploring a favorite anthology and listening for elements that make poetry come to life! Today we're go
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    Teach kids to listen for these features of children's poetry: onomatopoeia, repeated sounds, repeated words, rhyme, and figurative language.

  • Kim Kautzer

    Do you avoid teaching poetry? You can have a blast when you teach kids to listen for these fabulous features of children's poetry! #nationalpoetrymonth

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