It is important to find the means by which struggling writers can find success in the English Language Arts. For students struggling with reading and writing, the visual arts may be a way of accessing and expressing their ideas and ultimately opening up a world of creative possibilities. This article explores drawing and painting as a pre-writing strategy. The article follows 6 third grade students as the participate in a workshop designed to faciliate poetry writing based on the students' artwork.
Sears, Emilie L.
"Painting and Poetry: Third Graders' Free-Form Poems Inspired by their Paintings,"
Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education: Vol. 5
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.buffalostate.edu/jiae/vol5/iss1/2
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