Poems coming home from school are a great resource for families. Learn the poem together and play around with altering it. Feed in facts - "I have a little reptile..", and your child's own knowledge - "I have a great big dog..."
This file contains 100 illustrated adjectives in a word wall format. All words are illustrated and the adjectives range from basic ones, such as tall or big, to more advanced words such as angelic, frustrated and exhausted. This word wall is geared towards primary and ESL students to help them expand their vocabulary so that they may speak and write with more style and precision.
English Muffin Pizzas – Ingredients: English muffins Pizza sauce -or- Marinara sauce (pesto is also tasty!) Pepperonis Spinach, chopped or ripped Mozzarella cheese, shredded Italian seasoning Preheat your toaster oven to 425 (or use your large oven if making many). Line a toaster oven safe tray or cookie sheet (for oven use) with foil.
Good explanation of Haikus for my older kids. In April, the whole front of my circulation desk becomes a poetry wall. I buy cheap decorative post-its from target and the kids are allowed to write a poem on them and stick it to the wall. At the end of the month we host a poetry night and students can read one of those poems!