Long time, no blog.
This quarter has been a crazy one full of extra-curricular activities, illness, and big decisions.
I'm back today though because I COULD NOT WAIT to share with you about our classroom poetry café!
We've been planning this for weeks...
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My students worked extremely hard all month creating poetry books using my templates and adding their own pages. They turned out to be great little poets!
I gathered some materials including a karaoke machine, a lamp, and some snacks. We practiced at least 5 times. I showed the students some video clips of kids reciting poetry and we practiced using vocal and facial expressions. I encouraged them to dress in all black and wear glasses or hats if they wanted to. I even tried to teach them how to snap instead of clap!
For the real thing, I had about 20 parents show up to be the audience.
It was SO MUCH FUN for both the kids and the parents.
Leave a comment if you have any questions! (I know I'm being lazy by keeping it short today.)
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