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|Grades||3 – 12|
Activities & Projects
Grades 2 – 8 | Activity & Project
Use the sun-splashed days of summer to inspire children to write poetry. Interactive, online poetry tools guide them as they explore the writing process.
Grades K – 6 | Activity & Project
Use the Word Mover mobile app to bring school home! A printout from school is used to generate a word bank and then create story or poem, which a child uses to “teach” a concept to a family member or caregiver.
Grades 5 – 8 | Activity & Project
Learn about diamante poems, and then consider the idea of cause and effect before working it into the diamante poem format.
Tips & How-To's
Grades K – 6 | Tip & How-To
Encourage creativity and word play by helping a child recognize the elements of a poem and explore different ways of writing one.
Grades 3 – 8 | Printout | Writing It Out
Children can make their own magnetic poetry set. Watch as the refrigerator becomes a space for literary art.
Grades K – 5 | Podcast Episode
In this episode, Emily and guest Sylvia Vardell explore fun ways to read poetry with children.