Welcome April...and Poetry Month
I'll be honest. I. am. not. a. writer. When it comes to Poetry, I am especially not a writer! So when a teacher friend of mine was going on maternity leave, and she needed someone to pick up Poetry club for the year, I was
The 7 different types of poems you can find here are autobiographical, acrostic, diamante, shape, haiku, cinquain, and couplet poems. I have found that all of my students can identify with at least a few of these poems, and through modeling the poems during my teaching, I even enjoyed teaching it! Shhh...don't tell anyone, though! The unit also includes graphic organizers, publishing pages, and recommendations for picture books to use as mentor texts.
You can also click here to see my post from last year on how I used the unit in my classroom with the Poetry Club.
Here is the Poe-tree I put up in my room last year. It's things like this that make me really miss having my own classroom and making the room all about learning and student work.
Farley has done it again with another great Currently! She is always so creative, but most of all her posts are real. I've never met her, but I feel like I know her, Bubs (her son), and her classroom. If you have some time, hop over, read some other Currently's, and enjoy Farley's posts!
I also posted a Math Freebie game today on place value, so hop over to grab the review game for free! Click on the image to link to my post!
Alrighty, gotta run!