National Poetry Day

poetry tipsOct. 6th, 2016 is National Poetry Day in the UK (America celebrates Poetry Month in April so I may be back on this topic then). I don’t write poetry. You can see in this list of how-to-write-poetry tips why. In short, it requires too much thought for my brain–you have to put so much meaning into jsut a few words. But, I follow several poets who I think are excellent. For example:

If you write poetry on a computer or would like to share it with friends, here are some great sites you might like to visit (remember: I teach K-8 so my resources tend to focus on that age group):

  1. Classical Poems for Kids
  2. Crocodile’s Toothache–video of a Shel Silverstein poem
  3. Famous Children’s Poems

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