Poetry

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day with favorite poetry book resources and hands-on activities!

Experiencing poetry with children

Experiencing poetry with children

I'm excited to welcome Mystie Winckler as a guest blogger today as we continue celebrating National Poetry Month.  POETRY IS a wonderful component to add to our school days. It develops language patterns, listening skills, and complex thinking ability. Andrew Pudewa...

Creative writing center | Homeschool writing activities

Creative writing center | Homeschool writing activities

Do you have a creative writing center in your home? Don't let the name fool you: these centers are both flexible and portable---whether you have a dedicated school room or you homeschool all over the house! A homeschool creative writing center lets kids practice...

Writing haiku poetry

Writing haiku poetry

Haiku poems capture a moment in a handful of words and celebrate the beauty of nature!

The joy of writing

Yesterday morning I stumbled upon this poem by Wislawa Szymborska, who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996. I've been thinking a lot lately about descriptive writing and its ability to create impressions, stir emotions, and intimately transport the reader...

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