Note: “Why Read Poetry” is part of an ongoing series. For more information visit the Mondays with Miss Mason page. Poetry.––Poetry is, perhaps, the most searching and intimate of our teachers. To know about such a poet and his works may be interesting, as it is to know about repoussé work; but in the latter case we… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – Why Read Poetry?
April is National Poetry Month so I am celebrating with 11 must-have children’s poetry books! I have tried to include poetry on a weekly if not daily basis in our home. Whether it is a quick reading at the beginning of the school day or a poem posted in the bathroom where someone might take the… Read More 11 Must-Have Children’s Poetry Books for Your Home: National Poetry Month
Poetry is a vibrant part of a school day but some people find it difficult. Thankfully, poetry podcasts can help! Poetry podcasts offer a brief reading of a poem along with some commentary about the poet or subject of the poem. As a result, poem newbies and *gasp* poem haters can be transformed into poetry fans.… Read More Fall in Love with Poetry in 10 Minutes a Day with Poetry Podcasts