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User Review  - stuwilab - LibraryThing

Have students compose letters from Jack to Miss Stretchberry to thank her for teaching him about poetry. Have students create a shape poem like Jack's "My Yellow Dog." Find examples of different poetry devices used in the book: alliteration, metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, etc. Read full review

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User Review  - PatsyAdams - LibraryThing

Grade:3-5 Genre: poetry Themes: learning, pets Love that Dog is the story of Jack. The story is written in prose and is a dialogue between Jack and his teacher, Miss Stretchberry, over the course of ... Read full review

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User Review  - JoseDelAguila - LibraryThing

"Love that Dog is the touching story of a young boy named Jack. The story develops as Jack responds to his teacher, Miss Stretchberry, over the course of the school year. She tries to get him to start ... Read full review

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User Review  - rturba - LibraryThing

Genre: Poetry Review: This book is a great collection of poetry. It has a variety of poetry forms and it is written from a child's perspective and so it makes poetry easier to relate to. Read full review

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User Review  - stharp - LibraryThing

This is not really a clear book on poetry. As well written as it is, the genre leaves a lot to be desired as it is a very sketchy representation of poetic writing. Read full review


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