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Kids + Equation Poems = Awesome! #ClassroomConnections

I love seeing student equation poems—they always make me smile when I see them on social media. Unfortunately, after I reply with enthusiasm, I usually just move on. What I should be doing is sharing them here, so that other educators can see how to use Snowman-Cold=Puddle as a mentor

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More Fantastic Student Equation Poems #PoetryFriday

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) PF friends, I can’t remember if I’ve already told you, but we’re moving at the end of this month (still in the Twin Cities), and our home and schedules are buried in boxes and question marks. I am posting some

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Student Equation Poems #PoetryFriday

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Well, all during April I shared an equation poem daily. (You can see them all here.) Now I’m exhausted :>) Luckily, I have some student poems to share. Back in March, I did several virtual Family Literacy Nights with Lebanon

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#EquationPoem 9, Plus Some Guest Equation Poems!

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Before I share my daily equation poem, I want to share some by special guests! These poems and illustrations are by 2nd and 3rd graders at Katzie Elementary in Surrey, British Columbia. I’m sharing them with kind permission after they

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Ready to Write Some Zoo-Ku? #ClassroomConnections

I so love it when kids (or grown-ups) do their own writing inspired by something I wrote! A virtual book club of 2nd graders at Spradley Elementary in Frisco, TX, read Lion of the Sky and wrote their own zoo-ku in response. Aren’t those fabulous? Can you guess the animals?

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Riddle-ku by 2nd graders! #PoetryFriday

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Y’all might know I love mentor texts and use them in my own writing a lot. And few things make me happier than when my own books inspire other people to write. That’s why I’m super excited to share these

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Equationpoems from Young Authors Conference #PoetryFriday

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) [My husband had shoulder surgery yesterday, and in the confusion, I posted this Poetry Friday post Wednesday night instead of Thursday night. Oops!] The week of Memorial Day, I taught at Success Beyond the Classroom’s Young Authors Conference–something I look

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School Visits in February

I had 2 fabulous school visits in February and wanted to share a few pictures. If you only click on one photo, do the white poem on green background paper in the first gallery–the student poem “Things to Do if You Are a Valentine’s Card.” I am in love with

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