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poems made of concrete?...April is National Poetry Month

Last week I featured those amazingly-original Reverso Poems.

This week’s poet, Bob Raczka, is also an Olympic-level word-gymnast. His format: concrete poems. Raczka has published other volumes of these ingenuous pieces. 197 more words

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Pondering Giraffes

we watched a giraffe fall five feet into the world.

bleating and blinking,
shivering with cold –
a harsh reality breaking.

“they rarely lie down,” you murmured, 132 more words

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Concrete Poems

I am always surprised how much my students like poetry and even more amazed at the poetry they create during our poetry unit. We start the poetry writing process slowly with an adjective review. 251 more words

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Bully on the Bus Class Activities

Last week I visited a Year 4 class that’s studying Bully on the Bus as their class novel. They’d only recently started, but I was already impressed with the teacher’s creative approach – and the… 412 more words

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