Category Archive: friday poetry

Poetry Friday Roundup

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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, use the left… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Please join us!

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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 weekend, using Jog… Continue reading

Poetry Friday will be HERE tomorrow!

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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.

The 50 States Challenge

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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 the U.S. Map… Continue reading

Well-Defined

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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 excited to get… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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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 share a Moore… Continue reading

Poetry Friday & Photo Friday Collide (Again)

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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 message. Since I’m… Continue reading

Poetry Friday – Maya Angelou

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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 art matches the… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: A Snow Day with No Snow to Speak of… YET!

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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 weather reports became… Continue reading

Poetry Friday & Photo Fridays Collide!

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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 in verse, rather… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Freight Train

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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 in the MVA.… Continue reading

POETRY FRIDAY: The Aspiring Poet’s Journal – Day 1

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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 it quickly last… Continue reading

“Stories in Hand” Meets “Poetry Friday”

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"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 spark I used… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: At the Pumpkin Patch

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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 categorized by season… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Voting Acrostic

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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 the polls. It’s… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: I Think I Said Too Much

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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 told them I… Continue reading

Poetry Friday Roundup

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    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 fall-like, New England-y,… Continue reading

We’re Hosting Poetry Friday Today!

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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 Submission, please leave… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Taken from the End of the 5.75 Questions Video

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    This week Poetry Friday is hosted at The Miss Rumphius Effect. Next Friday, it’s here at Two Writing Teachers!

P.F.: Getting to Know the Teacher

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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 write “Where I’m… Continue reading