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LS Library Poetry Books

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Here is a resource list of some of the poetry books that are available in the Lower School Library. Stop by the library to checkout some of the titles or send me an email if you are looking for a specific book!

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HowToWriteAFunnyPoem.pdf

Jack Prelutsky is known for his silly poems for children and funny is always a hit with students. Here is an activity from Jack Prelutsky's website with activities to inspire students to write funny poems. The LS Library has a large collection of his books. Send me an email if you would like a sample of books to have in your classroom and checkout www.jackprelutsky.com for more ideas. 

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A Poem a Day! 30 Poems you can write for National Poetry Month

A Poem a Day! 30 Poems you can write for National Poetry Month | April is Poetry Month | Scoop.it

April is National Poetry Month, sponsored by Academy of American Poets and other poetry organizations. This site offers links to 30 different poetry activities, one for each day of the month. 

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Poetry Aloud!

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Audio readings of children's poems by Kristine O'Connell George.

Kristine O'Connell George is a award winning children's poet. On her website she has recorded audio files of her poems. This is a wonderful opportunity for your students to hear a poet read their own poetry. Explore Ms. George's website for more lessons and ideas for National Poetry Month. 

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EveryThingOnItActivities.pdf

Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein is a collection of more than 100 never before published poems by the late children's poet. Here is a activity ideas kit for ways to use the new book in the classroom. Shel Silverstein's website www.shelsilverstein.com has more great lesson plan ideas. 

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Participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day! - ReadWriteThink

Participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day! - ReadWriteThink | April is Poetry Month | Scoop.it

Poem in Your Pocket Day is April 26, 2012. This event was started in NYC in 2003 and has spread across the nation with poetry readings and events in libraries, bookstores, parks and schools. This site offers some fun ideas for lessons to celebrate the day.

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