First Draft of A Recipe Poem Written by Me INGREDIENTS: 1 paper cut on the pinky from a Word Study Sheet 2 small cuts on the thumb from carelessness 3 … Continue Reading Stacey’s First of Eight Poems
It’s springtime… ah! FINALLY!!! Yesterday we were blessed with a lovely 72-degree day. I rode home from work with my windows open and it was marvelous! That being said, here’s … Continue Reading Poetry Friday
I like challenging myself and my students with their writing. So… in honor of National Poetry Month, I thought about creating a week-long poetry challenge since I’d like to create … Continue Reading POETRY CHALLENGE
Staying with the voice/silence theme my class has begun to think about during our Interactive Read Alouds, I give you this poem by Pastor Martin Niemöller on the first Poetry … Continue Reading Voice/Silence — Poetry Friday
I was reading a post Franki wrote about a new free-verse poetry novel, 42 Miles. After reading about it, I went on to Amazon and purchased a copy through the … Continue Reading Writing Free Verse Poetry: More Mentors
Made with free image tools @ TXT2PIC.com 80% of my class turned-in their Poetry Circle Poem Submission Forms on-time today. Yahoo! Many of them submitted their own poems, but others … Continue Reading 16:20
Made with free image tools @ TXT2PIC.com Every Friday afternoon, last year, my class and I used to have a weekly Poetry Circle. However, this year I didn’t due to … Continue Reading Bringing Back Poetry Circle
I liked the photo I attached to yesterday’s SOLSC Post so much that I tried to replicate it with another photograph of my crystal-like brads (aka: fasteners). Since it’s Poetry … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: An Ode to Brads
I was on Bethany’s Blog this morning and came across a meme. Since I woke up around 4:00 a.m. this morning (couldn’t sleep), I decided to give it a whirl. … Continue Reading A Retrospective of Posts
I think I’m going to have my students sign-up to use this for one week at a time since there are seven activities. Though it’ll take two weeks to complete … Continue Reading Poetry Station: READY FOR LIFT-OFF!
Today is Purim. Hence, a few verses from Steve Hausman’s Poem entitled, “Esther’s Tale.” Adar the 14th day is near It means that Purim is almost here But if in … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: Esther’s Tale
I just found a great diamante “lesson” over at the WritingFix’s Left-Brain Site. They have some great poetry challenges you might want to check out. Other good diamante poem resources … Continue Reading Structured Poetry Challenges
I provide my students with academic choices for a half hour, each morning, during our Morning Work Period. Some read, some write, some play math games, some do flash cards, … Continue Reading Coming Soon: Poetry Station for Morning Work
I’m thinking about stepping out with my students and their families this spring to do a walking tour of Providence. But not just any kind of walking tour… a poetry … Continue Reading Poetry Walking Tour
I’ve been working alongside Colette Berg & Melissa Possell in their first grade rooms. We’ve been having students do a lot of collaboration as they make their first foray into … Continue Reading first grade poetry.
Some images that represent the writing-related things going on in my classroom. Enjoy the “tour!” (Many of these photos were taken by my students with my camera.) News & Announcement … Continue Reading Peek Into My Classroom