Monday, April 8, 2013

April 18 is National Poem in Your Pocket Day!! Here are some great ideas courtesy of Choice Literacy.

 
There are a wealth of possibilities for using technology in poetry instruction. Mary Lee Hahn writes about some of her favorites in Poetry Friday in the Computer Lab:
 
 
 
Shari Frost shares literacy activities and a booklist of anthologies students love in Poetry Possibilities:
 
 
 
Ann Williams explains how she celebrates Poetry All Year Long with her third graders:
 
 
 
30 Poets in 30 Days is back! Each day in April celebrate new poems created by some of your favorite poets especially for children. This is an annual offering from the GottaBook blog:
 

 
April 18 is National Poem in Your Pocket Day, a fun way to have students and anyone in the school community carry and share their favorite poems. Details are available at this link:
 
 
 
Poetryclass from The Poetry Society has many free lessons designed by poets who have worked in classrooms available for download:
 
  
 
Franki Sibberson's April online three-week course Becoming a Tech-Savvy Literacy Teacher is now SOLD OUT. Thanks so much for your positive response to this webinar series.Bookmark and Share

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