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Poetryaction: After reading a picture book, sometimes I jot down a quick poem based on something in the book. It could be inspired by the entire book, the setting, a character, or even just a tiny detail in a picture or a single phrase from the text. I’m using picture books as a jumping off point for poems. I thought this might be something interesting for you to do in your classroom, so I’m going to share some of them here. I’m collecting them on a Pinterest board.

Bookalikes: A lot of times, when I’m reading a book, I think, “Oh, this would be fun to pair with XYZ book!” So I’m sharing those here when I think of them. These have their own bookalikes Pinterest board, too:>)

 

12 Responses

  1. Wonderful poem I love the cover of the one book with the people with the umbrellas I would love to tack a pic like that what is the book about

  2. Wonderful poem I love the cover of the one book with the people with the umbrellas I would love to tack a pic like that what is the book about

  3. Great idea to do a Pinterest board. I love how you always keep the teacher in your mind when you write. I like this idea a lot. Thanks.

    1. Thanks, Margaret–that means a lot! Eventually, once I get a bunch of poetryactions up (at least 50 or so), I plan to do some tips for teachers, ways to use them in the classroom, etc. In fact, if you use them and want to share any tips/stories, I’d be happy to add your ideas to mine (and credit you, of course!).

  4. Great idea to do a Pinterest board. I love how you always keep the teacher in your mind when you write. I like this idea a lot. Thanks.

    1. Thanks, Margaret–that means a lot! Eventually, once I get a bunch of poetryactions up (at least 50 or so), I plan to do some tips for teachers, ways to use them in the classroom, etc. In fact, if you use them and want to share any tips/stories, I’d be happy to add your ideas to mine (and credit you, of course!).

    1. I hope you like it! I think it especially speaks to kids and everyone who feels like they don’t fit in. Which is most of us, at least sometimes!

    1. I hope you like it! I think it especially speaks to kids and everyone who feels like they don’t fit in. Which is most of us, at least sometimes!

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