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