Poetry March Madness!

I always find that the month of March presents the extra special problem of the brackets.  I am constantly finding them around the room and in the halls; discussion around the school amongst the students centers around who has the best bracket.  This year, I wanted to find a way Read more…

By Toni Poling, ago

A Lesson I Love: Imitating Poetry

Reading more poetry with my students has been a goal of mine these past few years, and it’s been a goal I feel has been readily achieved with ideas like creating Heart Books or reading novels in verse. But writing poetry–well, that’s a different story. Students who aren’t accustomed to writing poetry need a scaffold before Read more…

By Shana Karnes, ago