Potato Hill Poetry

Poetry Belongs to Us All

Andrew Green’s Presentations:

  • Teach poetic language as a tool to strengthen all types of writing
  • Motivate students to actually want to write and revise
  • Inspire students to find their own voice through poetic writing
  • Stimulate students’ writing with exercises in metaphor, observation, rhythm, narrative
  • Engage students in the writing process through modeling, discussion, and mini lessons
  • Enhance students’ ability to improve on writing and reading tests
  • Strengthen students’ inferential reading skills
  • Empower students to become detective poets, reading for meaning
  • Illustrate how poetry teaches writing skills through vocabulary, word choice, detail