A Classroom Poetry Peek into how one first grade teacher and her class celebrate poetry with a Poet-Tree along with a poem about a "Worm's Wish." From The Poem Farm, a site full of poems and poem mini lessons and poetry ideas - Too cute! I want to keep a Christmas tree up all year long and change out the decorations as we go...I will definietly add this to one of our days!
***Back to School Read Alouds*** 30 books that will allow you to open a discussion and give students opportunities to make connections to your classroom. They also lend themselves well to teaching behaviors and expectations that will be enforced throughout the year.