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It’s Poetry Time!

Over the next few weeks we will be working with poetry.  Today we launched off our poetry study with ACROSTIC poems.  Together we created an acrostic poem using the word “Dispositions”.  The children quickly discovered that the ideas they put into their poems needs to describe the word going down the left hand side of […]

It’s Poetry Time!

Over the next few weeks we will be working with poetry.  Today we launched off our poetry study with ACROSTIC poems.  Together we created an acrostic poem using the word “Dispositions”.  The children quickly discovered that the ideas they put into their poems needs to describe the word going down the left hand side of […]

It’s Poetry Time!

Over the next few weeks we will be working with poetry.  Today we launched off our poetry study with ACROSTIC poems.  Together we created an acrostic poem using the word “Dispositions”.  The children quickly discovered that the ideas they put into their poems needs to describe the word going down the left hand side of […]

Want a good giggle?? Try GigglePoetry.com !!!

We are having lots of fun in our current Poetry Unit, reading all about Jack Prelutsky’s funny life, reading his poetry writing tips and trying out some of our own poems. Our classroom is bursting with poetry books for our weekly React and Respond activity. Here’s another option… Mr. Quinlan shared a great website with […]

Want a good giggle?? Try GigglePoetry.com !!!

We are having lots of fun in our current Poetry Unit, reading all about Jack Prelutsky’s funny life, reading his poetry writing tips and trying out some of our own poems. Our classroom is bursting with poetry books for our weekly React and Respond activity. Here’s another option… Mr. Quinlan shared a great website with […]

Want a good giggle?? Try GigglePoetry.com !!!

We are having lots of fun in our current Poetry Unit, reading all about Jack Prelutsky’s funny life, reading his poetry writing tips and trying out some of our own poems. Our classroom is bursting with poetry books for our weekly React and Respond activity. Here’s another option… Mr. Quinlan shared a great website with […]

Poetry comes to Smartia via a special visit from Lucas’ grandfather…

 It was very exciting this week to have a special guest speaker come into our classroom – Lucas’ grandfather, Mr. Wim Kooijman. When we first started out poetry unit, we did the Visible Thinking routine of THINK-PUZZLE-EXPLORE, where we wrote down what we thought we already knew about poetry, what wonderings and questions we have […]

Poetry comes to Smartia via a special visit from Lucas’ grandfather…

 It was very exciting this week to have a special guest speaker come into our classroom – Lucas’ grandfather, Mr. Wim Kooijman. When we first started out poetry unit, we did the Visible Thinking routine of THINK-PUZZLE-EXPLORE, where we wrote down what we thought we already knew about poetry, what wonderings and questions we have […]

Dad’s painted underwear – Mum’s crazy rules and a baby brother who leaks all the time?? Welcome tot he world of Jack Prelutsky, poet extraordinaire!!!!

One thing I absolutely adore is writing, and I am passionate about passing on my love of language and its’ powerful nature to my students. So when the latest Literacy focus in writing became poetry, I went digging around for a fun way to “turn on” students to poetry. Enter Jack Prelutsky, poet laureate for […]

Dad’s painted underwear – Mum’s crazy rules and a baby brother who leaks all the time?? Welcome tot he world of Jack Prelutsky, poet extraordinaire!!!!

One thing I absolutely adore is writing, and I am passionate about passing on my love of language and its’ powerful nature to my students. So when the latest Literacy focus in writing became poetry, I went digging around for a fun way to “turn on” students to poetry. Enter Jack Prelutsky, poet laureate for […]