Students - Happy almost Halloween! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays because I love dressing up, and I love sweets, and I love surprises. This year, one of my children will be dressed up as a Stormtrooper from STAR WARS, and well, let's just say that this poem came from real life. I have been surprised many times this past week.
When you sit to write, remember that the little funny things that happen in your life every day are great writing material. And if you cannot think of a funny little thing...make one happen!
Today's verse doesn't rhyme regularly or have a special meter or pattern, but if you read closely, you'll find some rhymes and some near rhymes.
Over at my other blog, Sharing Our Notebooks, Sunday is the last day you can leave a comment and be considered to win Jeff Anderson's ZACK DELACRUZ: ME AND MY BIG MOUTH. Jeff has written many wonderful books for teachers about teaching writing, and his notebooks post is a great one about keeping a project journal.
Jone is hosting today's Poetry Friday party over at Check it Out. Please visit her cozy corner of the internet and learn about the poetry happenings 'round the Kidlitosphere this week.
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