As I said, I love April. National Poetry Month is an awesome way to teach the love of poetry. My students love poetry — my favorite site is this one: ETTC Poetry from NJ; I hope it never goes away. Kids love choosing a poem on the left and using the support questions to build a poem. Serious, fun, silly. It’s worth a pop over there to try one yourself!
I was fortunate to take a course from Georgia Heard, Awakening the Heart. My students have loved learning poetry through the strategies and activities from that course. Here’s my coursework and examples.
What poetry resources have you to share?
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