May, 2021 – Students in grades 3-8 in Ms. Elizabeth’s English class engaged their creativity in both poetry and art to make these haiku. We all appreciated seeing them posted on the wall in their classroom.
Poetry is for all ages: Do you think of 2nd-graders writing poetry in many forms, and even early kindergarteners – using simile, metaphor, alliteration, making couplets, cinquains, free verse, haiku? Katie Bushma, our new teacher, has brought her enthusiasm and these students are sharing it. Here’s a page from the book they’re using. Students are […]
Week of 1-5 March 2021. Our kindergarteners and early kindergarteners are learning elements of poetry. New teacher Katie Bushma has them imagining and writing. Some poems were composed on the whiteboard, some on paper; some were “blackout poetry,” using a random text and selecting some words and lining out others.