Daily Archive: June 24, 2007

Acrostic Poetry


I did quite a bit with acrostic poetry this year since a huge pet peeve of mine is watching kids write meaningless acrostic poems in their writer’s notebooks just for the sake of… Continue reading

The Rules of Writing Poetry


One of my students, Allandra, just e-mailed me this morning. (She’s also a co-author of DEAL WITH IT! Powerful Words from Smart, Young Women. I’m not sure what prompted her note to me,… Continue reading