10-second review: Students turn poems into another form of writing.
Title: “Placing Poetry into a New Medium.” English Journal (April 1975), 69. A publication of the National Council of Teachers of Writing (NCTE).
Summary: After reading and discussing a poem (“Auto Wreck,” by Karl Shapiro, for example), students turn the poem into an essay, a short story, even a one-act play, a newspaper account or feature story.
Comment: Should deepen understanding of the poem. RayS.