Poetry Friday: National Poetry Month

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Poetry Friday is hosted by Amy of The Poem Farm.
In January, Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty featured Joyce Sidman.  The DMC was to write a poem expressing a ‘deeper truth’.  Our fifth graders have researched nonfiction topics of their choice.  So in library, I had them list what they remembered and then write a ‘deeper truth’ poem about their subject. I discovered that fifth graders needed a bit more scaffolding as well as talking about their poems being personification poems in a way.  They rose to the occasion.  Here’s three to share today.  There will be more in the month.

Challenger poem







Happy Friday.

Happy Poetry.