Spring writing activities

  Spring is in the air—and it’s a great time to look for some fresh writing opportunities for your children. Considering my wacky schedule this week, I thought...

Writing haiku poetry

Writing haiku poetry

Words Matter Week: Day 1 Every single day, almost without fail, the poetry lessons draw more folks to this blog than any other article (with the two most frequently...

Cinquain poetry

From the archives—one of our most requested blog posts.  A cinquain is a poem of description. It only has 11 words, so each one must be carefully chosen! To learn...