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Spring Conference - Learning & Leading by Design

 Sunday April 7 - Tuesday April 9

 Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison WI

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Sunday, April 7 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Write a Poem, Step by Step: A Simple, Logical, Effective Way to Write Poetry with Your Students

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Thousands of students have experienced the joy of creating their own poems using this step-by-step method. Try it yourself—and pass it on! Each participant will write a draft of an original poem. Examples of outstanding poems (many written by former workshop students) will illustrate each step. Participants will receive revision tips, instructions for adapting to different grade levels and subject areas, and suggestions for encouraging students and helping them improve their poems.

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JoAnn Early Macken

JoAnn Early Macken is the author of Write a Poem Step by Step (Earlybird Press, 2012). Her newest picture books are Baby Says “Moo!” (Disney-Hyperion Books, 2011), Waiting Out the Storm (Candlewick Press, 2010), and Flip, Float, Fly: Seeds on the Move (Holiday House, 2008). Her poems appear in a number of magazines and anthologies, and she has also written more than 125 nonfiction books for young readers. JoAnn earned her M.F.A. in Writing... Read More →

Sunday April 7, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room I

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