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Two wonderful poems to read with grandchildren are the classic poem by William Allinghamn, Robin Redbreast and the Mother Goose nursery rhyme that follows, The Robin. After reading these classic poems, ask your grandchildren, "How will Robin Redbreast survive when winter arrives?" I'm sure they will have some creative solutions! Then seize the opportunity to learn more about this

She said I dress like a tween I look like I'm sixteen Damn girls can be mean But I don't care cuz I'm a machine I keep my laundry clean Take care of myself To keep fit and lean I guess I seem real young My spirit my being I'm where the grass is green I'm behind the scene So understand what I seen Which is more than what's Just on my screen And you know what child? I grew up to be a Queen... Maybe you can too one day. <-- When a Facebook status turns into a freestyle typing rhyme this really…

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MARY, MARY (Nursery Rhyme) It is very interesting to think that in that time period that people had to preserve history any way they could. If it meant they had to write a song or poems in order to pass down the truth that perhaps the leaders of the Country tried to cover over then that's what people had to do. I find it rather clever that many of the Mother Goose nursery rhymes have so many double meanings and all it takes is a little research to uncover the truth behind these bed time…

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Chinese New Year Poem

This is a fun, rhyming poem about Chinese New Year. It talks about some of the different things that go with the celebration. This poem can be used as a kick off for discussion or a poem of the month. Poem can also used for fluency practice. Enjoy!!

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Freebie Kindergarten Weekly Poems

This year my kiddos will be introduced to one new poem/nursery rhyme each week!  I am SO excited about this!  The poems are all aligned...

This is an example of a free verse poem. Free verse is a literary device that can be defined as poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhythm and does not rhyme with fixed forms. Such poems are without rhythms and rhyme schemes; do not follow regular rhyme scheme rules and still provide artistic expression.

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Positive Poetry Goes Around the World

Positive Poetry was created to engage the reader through fun rhymes that teach positive messages in hope to motivate children to lead productive and positive lives. Each poem is complemented with nature photography and an enrichment activity. The nature photography brings deeper meaning towards the message conveyed in each poem.

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Positive Poetry PowerPoint Presentation #7

Positive Poetry PowerPoint Presentation #7 was created to engage the reader through fun rhymes that teach positive messages in hope to motivate children to lead productive and positive lives. Each poem is complemented with nature photography. The nature photography brings deeper meaning towards the message conveyed in each poem.