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Writing Poetry in the Primary Grades

Having your first graders dive into writing poetry can be a tricky thing, but it is so much fun if you really give them plenty of freedom! During poetry month it is nice to take a break from our very structured writing units and let loose with a little poetry! I created a writing poetry […]

Poetry Month!

Poetry month is here and my students are letting their creativity fly! After teaching all the different types of poems with a structured lesson, I just let them go and have fun! They have been loving the freedom of poetry and they amaze me with their poems. During our Daily 5 my students are often […]

Writing Poetry in the Primary Grades!

National poetry month is in April, but we are starting early this year! Last week we worked on the Common Core Standard: RL.1.4: students will identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses. Each morning we would read aloud some poems, practice visualizing the poem in our […]

Poetry & Technology in the Classroom!

My good friend, Katie King, has been hosting a fantastic linky lately and I have been missing out! I used a few fun websites this morning so I thought I would link up and share! This morning I was the presenter for our grade level’s lesson study. (I am nosy…) Does your school do this?!?! […]