In the Venn diagram of my life, my “Mom” and “English teacher” lives overlapped beautifully this week when my daughter’s middle school hosted a Poetry Night. Parents were invited to join their twee…

In the Venn diagram of my life, my “Mom” and “English teacher” lives overlapped beautifully this week when my daughter’s middle school hosted a Poetry Night. Parents were invited to join their twee…

Looking for fun activities to explore the art of poetry and use it to support language learning? Try these simple and fun activities. See more in my previous posts on poetry: ICE ICE, BABY: WRITING...

POETRY IN THE CLASSROOM: 10 FUN ACTIVITIES

Looking for fun activities to explore the art of poetry and use it to support language learning? Try these simple and fun activities. See more in my previous posts on poetry: ICE ICE, BABY: WRITING...

I love these FREE poetry templates!  So easy to teach haiku, cinquain, and diamante.  These were perfect for my writing center, and easy to make a quick bulletin board.  The perfect addition to any poetry or writer's workshop.                                                                                                                                                     More

5 Poetry Styles to Engage Readers and Writers

I love these FREE poetry templates! So easy to teach haiku, cinquain, and diamante. These were perfect for my writing center, and easy to make a quick bulletin board. The perfect addition to any poetry or writer's workshop. More

Have kids draw them from a hat. They could practice descriptive writing using the color they draw. #Education #Teaching #Classroom

Have kids draw them from a hat. They could practice descriptive writing using the color they draw. #Education #Teaching #Classroom

I thought this idea was rather creative. I would like to use it when covering poetry with my students.

I thought this idea was rather creative. I would like to use it when covering poetry with my students.

After reading The Crossover or another poetry novel, students can write their own poems and place them on the Poetree. Alexandra Shea

After reading The Crossover or another poetry novel, students can write their own poems and place them on the Poetree. Alexandra Shea

Reinforce Alliteration, discuss poetry and create a beautiful work of art! Great cross-curricular lesson plan from Creative Curriculum.

WRITING: Awesome Alliteration Activity

Reinforce Alliteration, discuss poetry and create a beautiful work of art! Great cross-curricular lesson plan from Creative Curriculum.

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