«Poetry Aloud Here: Sharing Poetry with Children», by Sylvia M. Vardell. «This was the culmination of years and years of work in poetry for young people, including developing and teaching a new graduate course in poetry for young people. I was thrilled that ALA wanted to publish it and so gratified at its success. Then they asked me to do a second edition». Why Make Poetry a Priority? What Poetry Do Children Enjoy? How Do You Promote Poetry? What Happens after You Share the Poem?
The Poetry Friday Anthology - Nice collection of short poems to use all year round. One poem per grade level (K-5) for each week of the year. $ You can find a link to this book and other poetry resources on Laura Candler's poetry page.
Pinner said: Toasting Marshmallows: Camping Poems by Kristine O'Connell George - This is one of my favorite poetry books for kids. The poems are about simple experiences and any child who has ever been camping can relate to these poems. Brought back memories of my own family camping days! You can find a link to this book from my Poetry Page on Teaching Resources.
Fall 5 Senses Poems for Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving
«5 Senses Poems» for Fall, Halloween & Thaksgiving. Students use their 5 senses to write a poem about either Fall, Halloween, or Thanksgiving. Directions: Sloppy Copy for Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving Poem. Final Copy for Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving. Illustration page to hang above poem. 2 charts of word ideas. Posters to help children track what they see, touch, smell, taste, hear. http://funkyfirstgradefun.blogspot.com.es/2011/10/5-senses-poetry.html
Middle School Reading Logs 14 different FULLY EDITABLE reading log graphic organizers allow students to reflect upon their reading and write about it in a meaningful way. You may use these logs for homework as independent reading logs, for chapter reviews, as preparation for partner discussions or Socratic Seminars, to gage comprehension during or after reading of whole class novels or short stories - the possibilities are endless!