A Picture Book Lesson to Teach Metaphors in Poetry

I’ve been creating units for kindergarten using picture books to introduce the poetic concepts of rhythm, rhyme, and metaphor. Today I thought I’d write about another picture book

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Write with Creative Word Choice: A Mini-Lesson using Two Bad Ants

I’ve always had a special space in my heart for Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg because of the memories associated with it. Somehow, my teacher knew how to reach me

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Figurative Language, Similes and Metaphor

This week’s Mentor Monday (a link up feature at The Reading Tutor/OG blog) is about using text to help teach figurative language. I realize I am a day

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