So today’s poem is the result of the fourth grade class researching important African-Americans earlier this year.
It started as a research project to take notes in two different formats and determine what was important about that person. Rather than to have students write about the person in paragraphs, I had them create a poem.
I provided some scaffolding for poems but in Emily’s poem, she made it her own. Nice job, Emily!
Ella Fitzgerald sang like the wind
when it went by the sound of music
I see by my eye
I felt the music
that’s Ella Fitzgerald’s music going by.
Emily K., 4th grade
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