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This week some students wrote about spring and others wrote about food they enjoy. Mr. Alzola third grade Spring month by Nathalie butterfly grass good eggs rain flowers hot orange air   Pozole by […]

Students wrote odes to their favorite colors. Learn how they like about their favorite colors. Mrs. O’Claire third grade Ode to Red By Noel G. I like red red like an apple red like […]

Students played around with making their poems be musical by writing sound poems. Read what they created. Mr. Alzola  third grade Noise I Have Heard By Nathalie train chu chu outside people school bell school ring […]

Students wrote poems describing which animals they felt like on specific days of the week. Read what that they wrote. Mr. Alzola third grade By Camila B. Lunes como sentirse un gato estar jugando […]

Students learned about poetic elements by analyzing “Jack and Jill.” They imagined what would happen after the nursery rhyme.  Check out the poems they created. Mr. Alzola third grade Jack and Jill By Arianna […]

This week, students continued experimenting with internal rhyme. Mr. Alzola  third grade Rhyming By Oscar J. I went to Taco Bell and they sell well and after my food fell and I found a […]

Students viewed “Moving Day,” a painting by Norman Rockwell and wrote the following insightful poems. Mr. Alzola third grade Kids By Angelique The kids saw the kids who were moving out and they said […]

Students thought of their favorite foods and created beautiful poems. Mr. Alzola third grade By Shebiyn My favorite food is pizza My favorite is watermelon My favorite food is strawberry My favorite food is […]

Students each contributed a line to write a poem together. Here’s what they created. Mrs. O’Claire third grade Closing Time Goodbye school year, See every body soon Have a good summer break I love […]

In week eight of the residency, we wrote poems about the idea and experience of Community: what it means to us to be a part of a community, who is a part of our […]


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“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
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