The ARC of WITHER and the 2k11/Elevensie swag pack go to Sherrie Peterson! Sherrie, I’ll get your package in the mail today.
Southwest Middle School 1997-98. I’m the one in the scarf
Poetry in the Classroom or This Stuff’s For Girls
Back in my teaching days, poetry was one of my favorite things to share with my students. Despite the state or school I happened to be teaching in at the time, the response was almost always the same: poetry was for girls and was about flowers and love.
If you’d like to read more, please link over to E. Kristin Anderson’s blog where I’m guest posting on teaching poetry.