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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’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 […]

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 […]

This Book is a Broken Heart –– Book Poems @ Avondale Logandale

This week: magical libraries! After exploring the title’s in Albert Goldbarth’s library, we add our to the collection 🙂 Ms. Llagano 4th & 5th Grade Library Jamaris N. This book […]

Poetry Is Like a Dancing Peanut –– Ars Poetica @ Avondale Logandale

This week the students wrote their very own Ars Poetica. Now quite a few weeks into their residency, its time for these poets to let us know what poetry is […]

Make All the Colors Leave and Stay Here Forever –– Color Poems @ Avondale Logandale

This week the 4th graders continued their poetic personification. Today’s poem: personify a color! Enjoy: Ms. Lozada 4th Grade Blue Kevin M. Blue makes me blue my favorite color, make […]

The Door Said Who Are You –– Object Poems @ Avondale Logandale

Ms. Pease 4th Grade The Pretty Things Merileise V. The eraser says you made a mistake. The headband says I’m a pretty thing that goes on your head. The nail […]

I Am A Dark Light In A Room — Delight Songs @ Avondale Logandale

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 […]