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“Little Troops”, Student Published Poem #6

Poetry captures events, evokes emotions, and draws us into the happiest of times and the saddest of times. Jerric Atienza, in his poem “Little Troops”, captures the event and emotions of  warfare, something that many of us are far removed … Continue reading

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“Sports”, Student Published Poems #5

When introducing our Poetry Unit, I encouraged my students to write about something they are passionate about. That makes poetry so much easier, more fun, and authentic. Several students wrote about sports, and these two writings featured below are action packed poems throwing … Continue reading

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“The Three Little Pigs: The TRUE Story”; Student Published Poem #4

Okay, we’ve all heard the story of “The Three Little Pigs” more times than we can count… BUT, this poem captures the tale from the wolf’s point of view in a way that might change how we look at the wolf. … Continue reading

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“My Mask”, Student Published Poem #1

National Poetry Month In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ve selected student poems for publication to share with you. One of my favorite strengths of my 8th Grade Honors ELA class is their ability to dig deep, make personal connections … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month

A Kick-Off for Kidsbook Friends: Publishing Students’ Poems After a loooong writing break from my blog, I’m so excited to invest time again into connecting with you through Kidsbook Friends. This year has been an adventure with re-entering the wonderful … Continue reading

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