Study Poetry? Me? Why? I’m Not a Poet!
Dear Writer — Monday, February 22, 2021
Every year when I began a unit in poetry, I would hear at least one student whine, “I hate poetry. Why do we have to study poetry?”
After a few years, I started the unit with a different frame of mind. I would go around the room and ask them to tell me their favorite song. I would follow that with the…