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The World is like a Big Animal –– Comparison Poems @ ALS

Ms. Pease 3rd Grade Comparison Poem Adamaris S. The color yellow is like the sun The color red is like an apple A cat is like a pillow Reading is […]

I Wish I Were a Marshmallow –– Wish Poems @ Avondale-Logandale

For our very first week together, the 3rd graders and I had a lot to accomplish. We discussed the residency (art class with words), what I expect from them (lots […]

I Hear Time –– Sound Poems @ Darwin Elementary

This week at Darwin Elementary: Sound Poems! We’re working on building sensorily rich descriptors so we can make our poems vivid. These were lots of fun. Enjoy! Ms. Tasior 2nd […]

A Worm is Like a Line––Comparison Poems @ Darwin

For our second poetry session: similes! For the time being, we’re calling them “comparisons,” and spending our time thinking through what value we can get by finding the commonalities in […]

I Wish For a Very Soft Cat: 2nd Grade Poems From Darwin Elementary

What a fun first week we had! I have the pleasure of working with the second graders at Darwin Elementary–specifically Ms. Garcia and Ms. Tasior’s fabulous students. For our first […]

I Used to Be an Idiom But Now I Am a Metaphor –– Poems @ Moos

For our final writing week, the students reflect on how they’ve changed: over their lives, this year, in writing, in silly ways, and just about everything else! Ms. Willis 3rd […]

I’m From “I Love You” And “Piano Time!” –– Poems @Avondale Logandale

This week, we tour a magical library in our minds! We began by envisioning an enchanted and massive library, and then we read a poem that takes place inside the […]

From Don’t Worry About It –– Poems @Moos

This week, we tour a magical library in our minds! We began by envisioning an enchanted and massive library, and then we read a poem that takes place inside the […]

This Book is You ––– Library Poems @Darwin

This week, we tour a magical library in our minds! We began by envisioning an enchanted and massive library, and then we read a poem that takes place inside the […]

I Used to Be Today But Now I Am Tomorrow –– Poems @ Avondale Logandale

For our final writing week, the students reflect on how they’ve changed: over their lives, this year, in writing, in silly ways, and just about everything else! Ms. Pease 4th […]