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This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class wrote their origin stories. Anthony’s Origin Anthony P.  8th g. My name means “priceless one” Technically true, there’s only me. But there’s so […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class viewed Norman Rockwell’s painting Moving In and we explored what we thought happened in the next scene. Here’s what they wrote. Moving Day Ernest […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class  wrote poems about Chicago. Here’s what they created. What Chicago is Like Nathanael B.  6th g. Chicago is chaotic It is mostly sad […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class wrote nature poems. See what they created.   Stars Jalen B. 6th g. Stars in the sky Stars with a guy The stars […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class wrote about a snowy day in Chicago. Read what they created. Snow Days Makayla J. 6th g. One snowy day a girl named […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class learned about the ghazal. Here’s what they created. Blue Savannah R.  6th g.   Feast. Fast. Feast fast on your blueberries.   Hurry. […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class read Margaret Walker’s “For My People” and wrote a poem inspired by Walker.   My Swim Team Laniyah E.  8th g. My swim […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class wrote about foods they loved. Here’s what they created. How to Eat Chicken Eric S. 7th g. Don’t get messy Start eating up […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class pondered the story of their names after reading an excerpt of Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. Here’s what they created. My Name Is Christian […]

This week, poets at Poe Middle School in Ms. Agboola’s class reflected on the many activities that happen at their kitchen/dining room tables. They also experimented with figurative language. Here’s what they created. Here Ayden […]

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