By Chris Kuntz
Northern Michigan teachers Michele Arquette-Palermo
and Amanda Oparka presented some great ideas for English in the field. A simple
format poem called Sense what I Sense: 1st line:What I
sense?; 2nd line Name of object; 3rd Use adjective or a
descriptive phrases; 4th What does it remind you of or what is it
doing; 5th describe where you found it; 6th line Make a
comment or ask a question. Add a drawing
and it is complete. This lesson yielded the below poem from a 3rd
grader, drawing was add latter.
It is so scratchy and
It feels like my
It is hugging the tree
Why is it so rough?