Daily Archive: May 21, 2008

“Responding to Poetry” – Form Evolution

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Kate and I have been going back-and-forth with “the best” format we can use for getting our kids to start responding to poetry. After something didn’t work as well with my fourth graders… Continue reading

Card-Writing Challenge

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No, I’m not proposing (yet another) challenge for you to do on your blog (to be linked here w/good ol’ Mr. Linky!). However, I’m proposing that you challenge yourself to send someone a… Continue reading

What do you notice about this poem?

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Brainstorming About "Pencils" by Barbara Esbensen Originally uploaded by teachergal Since I came back today, my kids only had one day’s worth of formal poetry instruction. Hence, I wanted to spend some time… Continue reading

Yea! Back to Work Today! :)

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My fever broke. So, as soon as I finish my cup of tea, with lots of honey in it, I’m headed out the door. My kids have the final day of their NECAP… Continue reading