Spring into Poetry…and Mother’s Day...

Apr 27, 2012 by

For many schools, today is the first day back after spring break and it’s already mid-April.  That means there isn’t much time left to enjoy National Poetry Month.  It also means that Mother’s Day is going to be here before we know it!  Do you have your students create special projects for their mothers or significant women in their lives in honor of Mother’s Day?  If so, today’s post can help you kill two birds with one stone–celebrate National Poetry Month and get ready for Mother’s Day. My favorite type of poetry to teach is free verse poetry.  The mini-unit I am going to share today is NOT free verse poetry, but it is fun to teach and students really enjoy it.  Parents love it even more!  That’s because the final product of the unit is a...

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