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We had a fantastic revision party today! We talked about various revision techniques (including talking about if we had kiki or bouba poems!). Each student chose a poem they were interested in continuing to […]

We had a fantastic revision party today! We talked about various revision techniques (including talking about if we had kiki or bouba poems!). Each student chose a poem they were interested in continuing to […]

We had a great time in Kindergarten today! We read an excerpt from Maya Angelou’s poem “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me.” We talked about things were afraid of and and how we can be brave. […]

Today in Ms. Shah’s class, we read Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s poem “On Listening to My Teacher Take Attendance.” The students really read deeply into the poem and the symbolism of the imagery—they noticed some things […]

Today in Ms. Krasic’s class, we read Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s poem “On Listening to My Teacher Take Attendance.” The students had incredible insights on the imagery she used and what she was able to express […]

Mrs. Icho’s kindergarten class was finishing up some yummy looking breakfast as I walked in today. They were all pretty excited to share about their cinnamon donuts and milk, which was a perfect lead […]

In Ms. Krasic’s 8th grade class, we read Francisco X. Alarcón’s “Natural Criminals.” The students had incredible and bright insights on this poem. We talked about racism and history and how sometimes people are […]

We read Ada Limon’s “How to Triumph like a Girl” in Ms. Shah’s class today. We watched her read it and discussed how the details helped us see that the speaker wanted to view […]

In Ms. Icho’s kindergarten today, we read “On Monday, I am a Dragon” by Francisco X. Alarcón. We talked about our favorite animals and what animals we sometimes feel like. We also talked about […]

In 5th grade, we read “Running into a New Year” by Lucille Clifton. We discussed how her lack of punctuation and short lines and single stanza gives us a sense of movement and speed. […]

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