Thank you to Delfreda Coleman at North Highland Elementary for this contribution!
A few poetry sites to get your students moving to the beat of Spring!
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr411.shtml- Discover how a poem a day can transform your classroom
http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/318-Poetry Read-a-thon is a great way for our schools to get involved globally in the reading and celebration of poetry!
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr411.shtml - Ever run out of words to use when writing poetry? Here is a list of beautiful and ugly words to convey your feelings.
http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/361- Listen and view live poetry!
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/browse/- Download the free app to your smart device to access classical and modern poetry.
http://www.poetryteachers.com/poetclass/lessons/teachsimiles.html - A fun way to teach poetry using similes.
http://www.poetryarchive.org/childrensarchive/home.do - Have your students listen to inspiring children’s poets express the process of coming up with their writings. You are able to publish your students’writings for others to view on The Children’s Poetry Archive.
http://www.classroomjr.com/tag/printable-poems/ - Get your kids moving and grooving with this collection free printable Poems from Classroom Jr.