Drawing on a lifelong love of poetry and a deep devotion to children’s literacy, educator Walter B. Barbe has selected poems pubished in Highlights for Children magazine that are ideal for readers. Covering subjects ranging from animals and the seasons to humor, wishes and dreams, the poems will delight students all through the school year. In the companying skills notes for teachers, Dr Barbe offers helpful suggestions how to best use poetry in teaching students to read. The book includes exercises that relate the enjoyment of poetry to reading with understanding.
Walter B. Barbe, PhD, is a professor of education, a psychologist, and the former editor in chief of the Highlights for Children magazine. He is one of the founders of the International Reading Association and the author of many articles and books.
High Beginner to Lower Intermediate