Today I bring you The Poetry Shed. The Poetry Shed is a page in the larger Literacy Shed. Here, you will find “animated poems as well as poems read by actors and authors along with written poems and teaching ideas.” (from the site)
Poetry should be heard. It should be read aloud and savored on the tongue. Students often aren’t sure how to read poetry aloud: the periods don’t match the ends of lines; sometimes there is no punctuation at all; and if there is, it can be all crazy-town! The proper reading aloud of poetry is important […]
Jane MacMillan is a lover of all things literacy and enjoys sharing her passion for literature both with her students at school and at home with her three children. Christy Rollo knew she wanted to be a teacher from the moment she taught her brother how to tie his shoe laces. She is now having […]
Lynn Fels is Assistant Professor at SFU. Her research interests are performance and technology, performative inquiry, and teacher education. She and co-author George Belliveau recently published Exploring Curriculum: Performative Inquiry, Role Drama, and Learning. The story that follows was told to me by a colleague of a grade twelve English teacher who had taken his […]
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