On this, the final Poetry Friday of National Poetry Month, it is my great pleasure to share the work of two of my most enthusiastic Kindergarten poets: Jonah and Sonya.
Jonah was inspired to write about pastry. Why not? And who doesn’t like a little pastry with their Friday morning coffee! He’s especially proud of his use of an ellipsis. Kindergarten writers LOVE a good ellipsis! (Warning: I’m not sure where Jonah gets his pastry, but it’s a little on the pricey side!)
Pastry are good
Pastry are sweet and…
Sometimes I provide themes, titles, or prompts for poetry. This winter, while exploring different versions of the classic tale, The Hat, we were inspired to write about hats. Hailey loves hats and all accessories. She’s very fancy, like Fancy Nancy.
Hats are big
Hats are small
Hats are fancy
Hats are handsome
Late edition: My class wrote this progressive poem after discussing this morning’s foggy weather. Later during choice time, we painted our own watercolor interpretations and wrote a response sentence. This is the work of Anson.
Today’s hosts for Poetry Friday are the talented ladies over at Teaching Authors. Be sure to pay them a visit!