Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day!
If you haven’t read this book with students, you should:
Tip: It’s available in ebook format if you don’t have it and need to download it quick.
If you haven’t shared this song with students, you should:
This video has been a big hit with students this week. There’s also a version without the motions, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned in my 34 years, it is this: motions always win.
I’ve been making shape (or theme) poems with students this week using the Read Write Think website:
Here’s the example I’ve been using with students for this project, and the poem in my pocket today:
Have a great Poem in Your Pocket Day.
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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