#BlackoutPoetry

I wanted to share these amazing pieces my students created. I’d like to put these together and publish their work. We could choose a charity, or give it to a student or school organization. If parents would like to leave their two cents, I’m all ears. I think Lulu.com would allow us to publish them,…

It’s Crunch Time! #HalfWay #ThereisAlwaysRoomforImprovement

Checkpoint 6 is being completed today and students have one more week to complete their Final Products. Please take a moment to review Exploring Poetry with your child, check to see if they’ve complete Checkpoint 4 – Author’s Statement Outline, Checkpoint 5 Author’s Statement Draft, and today’s Checkpoint 6 Oral Presentation Peer Review. Next week,…

Let’s Stay On Track

Today students are completing Checkpoint 3. Next week, we’ll start on Checkpoint 4 which is to create an outline for one of the Final Products. It is imperative that students have Checkpoints 1-3 completed by Monday, if they’re still behind. These first three checkpoints have students practicing three skills that are scored in the Final…

Exploring Poetry @SummitPS / Checkpoint 1

Checkpoint 1 in Exploring Poetry has been given feedback for all students! Please take a moment to check what color was given. Green means they’re good to go and on track. Yellow/Orange means I’ve left comments for them to work on. Please don’t “resolve” the comment. It gives me notes on what to look for…