Growth Mindset morning classroom pledge for the young learner! This original creative poem written by a 7 and 9 year old is provided in poster format to hang in your classroom and repeat every day with your students. Also provided are cards of the pledge so students can have their own copy at the desk.
Poetry 180 is designed to make it easy for students to hear or read a poem on each of the 180 days of the school year. U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins founded Poetry 180 and the site is sponsored by The Library of Congress.
Waiting Again for Biopsy Results from the Second Floor Exercise Room by Jennifer Franklin - I am never where I Am. If I told you what I look forward To, I couldn’t bear your pity. I would Not do any of this without music.
I thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday, and days before that too. I think of you in silence. I often speak your name. All I have are memories, and your picture in a frame. Your memory is my keepsake, with which I'll never part. God has you in His keeping...I have you in my heart.
Tips for teaching poetry. In addition to participating in the Dear Poet project with students, here are a number of creative and inexpensive suggestions for bringing poetry into the classroom during April’s National Poetry Month and throughout the year.