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POETRY Words, Wit, and Wonder: Writing Your Own Poem by Nancy Loewen. Illustrated by Christopher Lyles. Copyright This is a great book to use as a resource for writing poetry.

It's Hard To Be a Verb!

It’s Hard to be a Verb.Louis struggles with “focus.” His mom gives him some strategies to help him at home and at school because “it’s hard to be a verb.

Wondering which picture books to use to introduce the 6 Traits? Kristina Smekens made a list of her favorites grouped by trait for primary and upper grades.

Kids Books That Teach Important Life Lessons

List of Trait-based Picture Books

The Boy Who Cried Fabulous to teach that "said" is dead...finding new words to use when our words seem tired and overused and boring.

english > texts - the boy who cried fabulous, good inspiration text for teaching word choice

MAIN IDEA & DETAILS  using "Our Tree Named Steve" by Swimming Into Second: What We've Been Up To

Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel -the perfect book for studying plants, springtime, or Earth Day.also check out the book study on TPT to go with it

Always Write: "Mentor Texts" are a Powerful Tool When Designing Writing Lessons

: Secrets of Writing: Josephine Nobisso, Eva Montanari

Students wrote color poetry using the five senses after we used a mentor text.

The Peanut Gallery: Cool colour poetry lesson ideas

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The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter Illustrated by Giselle Potter 2006 Selig was a collector or words. He loved everything a.

Poetry Books

Poetry Books April is National Poetry Month

Great mentor texts to use for for modeled writing. Use these all the time when modeling writing with students.

Mentor Texts To Use For Modeled Writing

Great mentor texts to use for for modeled writing - Teaching children how to be authors is one of my all time favorite writing activities. It’s a joy to see children create their own stories.