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This summer I will have a short, yet exciting residency with the students at the O-School. I will be working with the groups: The Terrapins and The Dreamers. The theme for our first session […]

For our final poetry class, the 5th and 6th graders worked on some Black Out and Cut Out Poetry! Check out some of their creations below.

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Twain 6th graders completed their last day of poetry this week. To celebrate our 10th and final day, we wrote Ars Poetica poems. Ars Poetica is poetry that talks about the art of writing […]

This past Friday was Shoesmith’s 5th and 6th graders 8th session and last day of poetry. I decided for our last day to have a poetry art project and brought each class blank bookmarks, […]

Last week Shoesmith 4th graders reviewed our blues exploration from the previous week. Students brainstormed a ton of rhymes before closing-out our residency by rhyming and repeating and moaning and singing their blues poems. […]

Our short and sweet residency with Jordan Elementary’s 6th graders came to an end last week. For this last day, students didn’t do any writing. We all learned about slam poetry (born right here […]

Hard to believe that last week was my penultimate week working with Waters’ 6th graders! For our last session, students didn’t do any writing. Instead we learned about slam poetry (born right here in […]

Twain 5th graders ended the residency reviewing the poems they have written, re-watching Joaquin Zihuatanejo’s performance of “Abuelo’s Garden,” reading poems aloud in English and Spanish from Cool Salsa, and pitching-in to write group […]

Hamline 6th graders made it through to their last of poetry this week. To celebrate we wrote group Ars Poetica poems. Ars Poetica is a poem about the art of writing poetry and what […]

Hello hello! For my 5th week with Jordan’s 6th graders, we delved into the world of concrete poems, also known as shape poems. After students saw some engaging and graphically designed concrete poems, we […]

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