Sports Poems

Sports Poems

by Mary Colson


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This book invites the reader to jump into a selection of poems about sports written by people from different places and times. It gives the reader the keys needed to unlock poems. It equips the reader to explore the meanings that a poem has, and it explains the techniques poets use to create their effects.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432995683
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Experiencing Poetry
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 16 Years

About the Author

Mary Colson is a teacher and a writer. She is fascinated by the world and the cultures of different countries, with their unique myths and legends.

Table of Contents

Contents Experiencing poems about sport 4 "Training Run" 8 "First Fight" 14 "Slam, Dunk, & Hook" 20 "Ice" 26 "Archery" 32 "Here’s My Pitch" 38 "The crowd at the ball game" 44 What have we learned? 50 Writing your own sports poem 54 Bibliography 58 Glossary 59 Find out more 62 Index 64

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