I created a Jog, on Jog the Web, to round-up everyone’s Poetry Friday Submissions. Click here, or on the image below, to head over to the Jog I created. Then, … Continue Reading Poetry Friday Roundup
I am hosting Poetry Friday this week! Please leave a comment with a link to and a brief description of your post. I will put up another post later this … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: Please join us!
We’re hosting Poetry Friday tomorrow. Please visit tomorrow by submitting a favorite poem or an original poem. The round-up will take place over the weekend.
I provided my students with a Geography Challenge, which I know they can all rise to, yesterday. They are to learn the names and placement of all 50 states on … Continue Reading The 50 States Challenge
Salinger’s book Well Defined: Vocabulary in Rhyme provides me with a way to teach my students vocabulary and poetry simultaneously. I’m passionate about both, which is why I was so … Continue Reading Well-Defined
A lot of you have been leaving comments about your frustrations with regard to standardized testing taking away time from your teaching. Hence, on this Poetry Friday, I wanted to … Continue Reading Poetry Friday
The Perfect Hot Fudge Sundaes Originally uploaded by teachergal Bernard Friot gives readers a charge on Day 100 of The Aspiring Poet’s Journal to write a poem as a text … Continue Reading Poetry Friday & Photo Friday Collide (Again)
Maya Angelou’s famous “Amazing Peace” Poem was recently turned into a picture book (Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem). I love everything about this book, especially the way in which the … Continue Reading Poetry Friday – Maya Angelou
Nearly every school in Rhode Island seems to be closed today due to the impending snow. My school is no exception. Today’s school day was called-off yesterday afternoon when the … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: A Snow Day with No Snow to Speak of… YET!
Even though my inbox is full… Originally uploaded by teachergal Sometimes I like to let Poetry Friday and Photo Fridays collide here. It pushes me to write about my photo … Continue Reading Poetry Friday & Photo Fridays Collide!
Freight Train Delay on the Way to Work Originally uploaded by teachergal I had an exasperating drive to work yesterday morning. It could’ve been worse… I could’ve been the one … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: Freight Train
Ruth picked up an extra copy of The Aspiring Poet’s Journal by Bernard Friot, in the NCTE Exhibit Hall, before I arrived in San Antonio last Friday. I rifled through … Continue Reading POETRY FRIDAY: The Aspiring Poet’s Journal – Day 1
"Characteristics You Inherited" Layout Originally uploaded by teachergal I decided to use the first layout I created for the Stories in Hand Class I’m taking with Poetry Friday. The story … Continue Reading “Stories in Hand” Meets “Poetry Friday”
Jenny Whitehead’s Book, Holiday Stew: A Kid’s Portion of Holiday and Seasonal Poems, is chock-full of wonderful treasures that can be shared with kids on religious and secular holidays. It’s … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: At the Pumpkin Patch
After yesterday’s lesson, and the awesome “get out & vote” posters my students made, I decided to write an acrostic poem about voting. Vigorous supporters Of candidates always Take to … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: Voting Acrostic
An Original Poem for Poetry Friday: Writing in My PJ’s I think I said too much When I told my kids About my morning rituals yesterday. I … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: I Think I Said Too Much
Here’s the round-up as of p.m. 6:17 p.m. on October 3rd: FALL & NEW ENGLAND POEMS (I’m putting these first since I’m an Autumn Lover and I’m in a very … Continue Reading Poetry Friday Roundup
Welcome! Please link the poem you post to this one by clicking on the Image Linky at the bottom of this post. (To ensure that we capture your Poetry Friday … Continue Reading We’re Hosting Poetry Friday Today!
This week Poetry Friday is hosted at The Miss Rumphius Effect. Next Friday, it’s here at Two Writing Teachers!
Where I’m From with notes Originally uploaded by teachergal When my former students and I published DEAL WITH IT! Powerful Words from Smart, Young Women in 2007, we decided to … Continue Reading P.F.: Getting to Know the Teacher