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P.S. 306 First Grade CTT Class Newsletter Volume 1 April 2010

Spring into Poetry in April Table of Contents:

When is poetry month? April is the National Poetry month.

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When is poetry month? What is poetry? Who is a poet? Sample Poems Credits

Spring into Poetry in April with

Everyone is writing poems in the month of April. Don’t be left out. Begin writing your poems today. ____________________________________ _

What is poetry?


Survey Says: •

Poetry is a short piece of imaginative writing in which one captures a specific moment. • Poetry has rhymes. • Poetry is writing short verses. • Poetry expresses one’s thoughts in writing. • Poetry is musical expressions of feelings and thoughts. • Poetry describes things. _____________________________

Who is a poet? Roses are red. Violets are blue. Poetry scares me. How about you By Lily Jones and Skila Brown

Your mother, your father, your sisters, and your brothers are poets. Anyone can be a poet. Any size, any color, any shape can be a poet. YOU ARE A POET!

_______________________ Resources for kids: Online Rhyming Dictionary Rhyme Zone Online Rhyming Dictionary


Sample Poems

About Mother

Acrostic by Erin and Andy

Mother you are the best. Your hands feel soft. Your hair smells sweet. Your love is forever. Mother I love you! By Class 102

About the Ocean

Sentences by Leigh Ann

_____________________________ Listing: The Ocean cold fishy fun salty sandy warm waves wet By Brendon

This Week’s Highlights Wednesday April 7, 2010 Spring Break Ends School reopens for student. Thursday April 8, 2010 Today we will study poetry in our classroom. Friday April 9, 2010 We will pick a poem to read with someone at home.

Credits Links: Google Images

Spring into April with Poetry  

Newsletter to introduce National Month of Poetry