Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Bookworms' Poetry

Bookworms (2nd and 3rd graders) read poetry by Jack Prelutsky this month. They each marked a few (or a lot!) of their favorites to share during the monthly meeting yesterday. They read some and sang some after learning that many of Prelutsky's poems can be sung to the tune of the Girl Scout song or 99 Bottles of Pop on the Wall. We briefly discussed haiku, shape poems, and acrostic poems and then wrote our own poetry.

Poetry written by
Outstanding poets who
Enjoyed sharing their favorite poems,
Mingling with each other, and
inging poems to the tune of the Girl Scout song.

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