English Language Arts, Poetry

Poetry Virtual Library

As an elementary librarian, I am always on the lookout for books that will interest my readers, keep them engaged, and at the same time, leave them wanting more. This sounds so simple on paper, but it is definitely a huge endeavor. With that, I have created a Poetry Virtual Library to share with you… Continue reading Poetry Virtual Library

English Language Arts, March Activities, Poetry

Poetry Madness Challenge

I was born and raised in North Carolina, where college basketball and March Madness were a religion. In both middle and high school, a big, box television set was wheeled in to watch the basketball tournaments in the afternoon. Normally the math teacher would be the one to do this. Their reason for this would… Continue reading Poetry Madness Challenge

Black History, February Activities, Poetry

6 Black History Month Activities

Black History Month is observed every February to honor the accomplishments of Black individuals and to recognize the important roles they played in the United States, from the past to the present. At the beginning of this school year, when I polled my class to see what their favorite concept, holiday, or idea to learn… Continue reading 6 Black History Month Activities