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The Sound of Words: An Introduction to Poetry
2011 Volume III

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Preface
Introduction
1. Motivating Reluctant Readers through Poetry
______Lyndsay A. Gurnee
Guide
2. Silence, Songs, and Sounds: Developing Second Language Literacy through Poetry
______Jaclyn Maler Ryan
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3. The Beats in Poetry and the Poetics in Rap: Learning the Elements of Poetry through Rap Lyrics and Applying Those Learned Elements to Poetry
______Patricia M. Sorrentino
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4. Song of Myself: The Study of Hip Hop, Poetry and the Personal Statement in the Secondary English Classroom
______Matthew S. Monahan
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5. Igniting the Imagination: Playing with Poems in the Classroom
______Caterina C. Salamone
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6. Listening to the Rhythm and Tone of Poetry to Increase Comprehension
______Laura J. Namnoum
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7. A Study of Poetry in Middle School
______Elizabeth Trojanowski
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8. Tone as Reflected in the Looking Glass of Sound and Context
______Mary Lou L. Narowski
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9. Multiculturalism, Language and Poetry: Exploring These Avenues through the Sound of Words
______Chelcey A. Williams
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10. More than Rhythm and Rhyme: An Acoustic Trek through the African American Experience
______Waltrina D. Kirkland-Mullins
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11. Pêche, Poire, Papaye, Pastèque: Breathing Life into Building Vocabulary by Exploring and Writing Poetry in the French Classroom
______Crecia Cipriano
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12. Linking the Senses: A Unit Connecting Visual and Spoken Rhythms
______Amy Migliore-Dest
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