Great read for parents and teachers to help children learn the value of being respectful by listening and waiting for their turn to speak. The book also teaches children a witty technique to hold on to their thoughts for sharing at an appropriate time. Have fun reading!
Weekly Book Talk: Ideas for teaching Visualization with Poetry using the book Dirt on My Shirt, By Jeff Foxworthy. These poems are cute and will have your kids CRACKING up all while learning about visualization and descriptive language.
Here's a quick review or reference sheet for students to use during a poetry unit. I love teaching poetry and love to give the kids a chance to make up their own examples of figurative language and poetry terms. Often, I give out 4-5 whiteboard pens to the students and ask them to write an examp
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