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I am an ice that disappears: Delight Songs @ Moos Elementary

This week we read, The Delight Song of Tsoai-Talee, by N. Scott Momaday. I asked the students how different elements of nature could be used to describe their own emotions and […]

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I am the wind through the sky — Delight Songs @ Darwin Elementary

This week we read, The Delight Song of Tsoai-Talee, by N. Scott Momaday. I asked the students how different elements of nature could be used to describe their own emotions and […]

Are you pink because you fell in the paint? — Animal Poems @Avondale-Logandale

The 4th and 5th graders at Avondale Logandale know all about metaphor and personification, and now we turn those skills to their own poems! Together, we’ve worked on poetic line […]

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oh! are you made of snow! — Animal Poems @ Moos Elementary

Our 2nd and 3rd grade poets at Moos Elementary have been working hard on their poetry skills, and it shows! We’ve discussed the poetic line since day one, and stanzas […]

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What Is It Like To Be Roared At?!

This week at Darwin Elementary! The second graders read Blake’s, Tyger, and considered his metaphor–that a tiger is so powerful, it seems as if it was made in a metal forge. […]

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Sleepy Poems @ Darwin

This week we read Li Po’s “Quiet Night Thoughts,” a great poem for setting a scene and sharing one’s quiet thoughts. Enjoy! Ms. Garcia 2nd Grade Untitled Christopher R. yo […]

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Sleepy Poems @ Moos

This week we read Li Po’s “Quiet Night Thoughts,” a great poem for setting a scene and sharing one’s quiet thoughts. Enjoy!   Ms. Willis 3rd Grade Moonlight Kimyatta F. […]

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Sleepy Poems @ Avondale Logandale

This week we read Li Po’s “Quiet Night Thoughts,” a great poem for setting a scene and sharing one’s quiet thoughts. Enjoy!   Ms. Lozada 4th Grade The Best Night […]

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I Relax With The Wind: Odes to Place @ Darwin Elementary

This week we read Ode to Enchanted Light by Pablo Neruda, both in its original Spanish, and translated into English. Students wrote about a beautiful place that makes them feel […]

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A Pool of Popcorn! And other cool ideas @ Moos

This week in poetry! The beauty of mistakes! The beauty of our imagination! Make a crazy image and see if you can picture it! Ms. Willis 3rd Grade Funny Poem […]