A Tundra Spring Day

By Susan Webster, Cambridge Bay

Introduction

This story is from Northern Writes 5, Entries from the 1997 NWT Writing Contest. A Tundra Spring Day is a poem about life on the tundra.

This unit encourages learners to think about poetry and learn how to write different forms of poetry. You can use this poem as a way to start a unit on writing and learning about poetry.

This section first presents a list of eight learning activities and the written text for the poem. The pages following the written text give instructor notes and handouts for each activity, in the order on the list. At the end of the section are useful resources and websites about the topic.

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