My favorite resources . . .


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Sylvia Vardell's AMAZING List of Poetry Resouces!

"April Is National Poetry Month - Poetry Workshops, Writing Prompts, and Videos
Scholastic.com." Teaching Resources,Children's Book Recommendations, and Student
Activities Scholastic.com. Web. 08 Dec. 2009.<http://teacher.scholastic.com/poetry/>.

"Arthur . Games . Fern's Poetry Club | PBS Kids." PBS KIDS: Educational Games, Videos and
Activities For Kids! Web. 08 Dec. 2009. <http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/poetry/>.

Bauer, Caroline Feller. Presenting reader's theater plays and poems to read aloud. [Bronx, NY]:
H.W. Wilson, 1987. Print.

Bauer, Caroline Feller. The Poetry Break An Annotated Anthology With Ideas for Introducing
Children to Poetry. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1994. Print.

"Children's Poetry Websites." Home. Web. 08 Dec. 2009.
<http://www.a-better-child.org/page/796741>.

"Education World." Education World. Web. 08 Dec. 2009.
<http://www.educationworld.com/a_special/poetrymonth.shtml>.

Funny poetry for children. Web. 08 Dec. 2009. <http://www.gigglepoetry.com/>.

Kristine O'Connell George's Children's Poetry Corner. Web. 08 Dec. 2009.
<http://www.kristinegeorge.com/>.

Poem Farm
Writer Amy Ludwig VanDerwater writes a new poem everyday and posts it on her blog. She also shares her ideas on how she creates her poems and offers students advice for writing their own. She connects reading, writing and life experiences by suggesting great books to read, ideas to try and websites to browse - all to inspire ourselves as readers, writers and thinkers! An excellent resource and source for inspiration and fun!

Poetry for Kids. Web. 08 Dec. 2009. <http://www.poetry4kids.com/>.


"POETRY PLACE." AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer Homepage. Web. 08 Dec. 2009.
<http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/pages/listpoetrymr14.html>.


"Scholastic.com - Search Results - poetry." Teaching Resources, Children's Book
Recommendations, and Student Activities Scholastic.com. Web. 08 Dec. 2009.
<http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/search?query=poetry>.


"Shared Reading Poems, Songs, Rhymes and Poetry Notebooks." Mrs. Meacham's Classroom
Snapshots. Web. 08 Dec. 2009.<http://www.jmeacham.com/shared.reading2.htm>.

"ShelSilverstein.com - the Official Site for Kids - Choose Speed."
ShelSilverstein.com - The Official Site for Kids. Web. 08 Dec. 2009.
<http://www.shelsilverstein.com/indexSite.html>.