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The Big Six is a tool that I developed in graduate school to help teachers take a consistent, rigorous, and focused approach to teaching poetry analysis. When teaching poetry, the goal for teachers is simple: GET OUT OF THE WAY. The worst damage we can Teaching Poetry, Teaching Reading, Reading Classes, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Colors, Teaching Quotes, Teaching Strategies, Student Teaching, Reading Activities

30 Poems to Teach Analysis with The Big Six

I love this poem. I love the imagery, the title, the metaphor, but most of all, I love how teachable it is. The poem has a great deal of mystery and room for debatable discussions about author’s intent, but it’s also accessible to students who might feel intimidated by poetry - or even just intimidated by language. That was the goal I had in mind while making this list: I wanted to find poems that were challenging and worth discussing in class, but also poems that could be tackled by…

12 Poems to Read for Black History Month - February is Black History Month, and to celebrate the contributions black poets have made, and continue to. May Poems, Great Poems, American Poetry, American History, Phillis Wheatley, Wave Book, Black Poets, National Poetry Month, Challenge

12 Poems to Read for Black History Month

12 Poems to Read for Black History Month - February is Black History Month, and to celebrate the contributions black poets have made, and continue to...

15 Ladies Who Were Writing Sexy Lesbian Love Letters Before You Got Born Last Moment, Ordinary Day, American Poets, Lesbian Love, Love Letters, Stars And Moon, Hush Hush, Twilight, Love Her

The Want of You

The Want of You - A hint of gold where the moon will be;

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The 18 Best Dog Poems for Every Wag-Worthy Occasion | Book Riot

From Emily Dickinson to Pablo Neruda, this selection of poets demonstrate the range of ways we relate to dogs in these short dog poems.

a peek inside marjorie maddox’s Inside Out: Poems on Writing and Reading Poems with Insider Exercises Writing Poetry, Poetry Books, National Poetry Month, Have A Good Weekend, Alphabet Soup, Interactive Learning, Human Emotions, Inside Out, Exercises

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Clever is as clever does. Poetry lovers, are you hungry for some "mind-doodling, eye-dazzling, ear-bending, new-fangled, old-fashioned fun"? Look no further than Marjorie Maddox's fab new book, Inside Out: Poems on Writing and Reading Poems (Daffydowndilly Press/Kelsay Books, 2020)! Whether you're hoping to jump-start your own writing, or are looking for a unique tween…

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi donates tens of thousands of face masks to Italy. Shipment crates feature quotes from Roman philosopher Seneca "We are waves of the same sea". Italy Government, Mini Washing Machine, Consumer Technology, English Articles, Feel Good News, Electronics Companies, Good News Stories, Chief Financial Officer, Shipping Crates

Chinese Company Ships Crates of Masks to Italy Covered in Italian Poetry: We Are ‘Leaves of the Same Tree’

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi sent crates filled with protective masks to Italy and stapled loving roman poetry on the sides.

Learn how to write a ten-line poem from start to finish Poetry Prompts, Writing Prompts, Poetry Books, Gratitude, Poem, Parents, Kids, Dads, Young Children

Poetry Prompt: Writing Gratitude Etherees

Learn how to write a ten-line poem from start to finish

A Q&A with Pádraig Ó Tuama, host of the new podcast ‘Poetry Unbound. Forms Of Poetry, European Men, Religious Text, Prayer Book, Second Language, Conflict Resolution, S Stories, Learn To Read, Trauma

Poetry as a Place of Conversation

A Q&A with Pádraig Ó Tuama, host of the new podcast ‘Poetry Unbound.'

Elizabeth Alexander Tending Teach This Poem Fats Waller, Ghost Walk, Play Pool, New York Girls, Real Ghosts, Learn To Swim, House Of Beauty, Praise Songs, Ballet Class

Praise Song for the Day

Praise Song for the Day - Each day we go about our business

It is no exaggeration to say that Mary Oliver gave me the blueprint, the road map, for the rest of my life. English Language A Level, Life Questions, This Or That Questions, Mary Oliver Poems, Personal Mantra, World News Today, Levels Of Understanding, Cancer Quotes

It is no exaggeration to say that Mary Oliver gave me the blueprint, the road map, for the rest of my life.

Myra at Gathering Books shares her favorite Mary Oliver poems. Mary Oliver Poems, My Poetry, Very Excited, Going Crazy, Fresh Water, The Past, Words, Life, Horse

#GB101020 Top 10 Mary Oliver Poems for Poetry Friday

Ten poems by Mary Oliver for you all!

This #HFGather was a special National Poetry Month treat, with Sarah Aronson having a powerful chat with Nikki Grimes. National Poetry Month

#HFGather: Saran Aronson and Nikki Grimes, 040820

This #HFGather was a special National Poetry Month treat, with Sarah Aronson having a powerful chat with Nikki Grimes.

The poet on her revision process and coping with grief. Family Life, Grief, Conversation, Poetry, Language, Victoria, Concept, Inspired, Speech And Language

Back Draft: Victoria Chang

The poet on her revision process and coping with grief.

A poetry playground for the child in all of us. Writing Poetry, My Poetry, National Poetry Month, You Poem, New Readers, Lose Something, Im Happy, The Twenties, Giveaway

April DMC Wrap-Up Celebration + Giveaway

A poetry playground for the child in all of us.

Every year I have some students who arrive to my class with a fear or dislike of poetry. Spending some time away from deconstruction of meaning of poems has always worked to put these students at ease and allow them to open up to poetry anew. Poetry Foundation, Reading Day, Teaching Reading, Learning, National Poetry Month, Best Poems, Short Poems, American Poets, Book People

What Makes a Good Poem? - Marilyn Singer

In 2002, I asked a group of authors, editors, and other book people this question. Here are their responses, along with some recommended titles. There are answers from Jane Yolen, Nikki Grimes, J. Patrick Lewis, Lee Bennett Hopkins, Naomi Shihab Nye, Paul Janeczko and many others. (Click here for article.)

2020 National Poetry Month Kidlitosphere Events Roundup Share Poetry, Mary Lee, S Alphabet, National Poetry Month, You Poem, Kids Poems, Writing Poetry, Some Ideas, Live For Yourself

2020 National Poetry Month Kidlitosphere Events Roundup

Happy April and Happy National Poetry Month! It’s time once again to read, write, share, and simply indulge your love for poetry in every way. Need some ideas? Visit poets.org for the full scoop on how you can participate, including 30 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month, Poem in Your Pocket Day (April 30,…