A Swimming Lullaby Sees a Cactus in a Feather Bed?

Posted by Big Universe on Apr 3, 2013 2:00:28 PM

DawnLogo copySince April is poetry month . . .

What is a poem?

What is a poem to you?

Can you think of a poem?

Does it have to rhyme?

Does it have rhythm?

Does a poem paint a picture with words?

Can a poem be a song?

Since Dawn Publications is in the Publisher Spotlight this month, let's look at one of their books!

There are lots of nature books to choose from . . .

Can poems be about nature?

Sure!

Do you think A Swim Through the Sea could be a poem . . . an alliteration one?

Do you think Ancient Rhymes, A Dolphin Lullaby could be a poem . . . a mysterious and magical one?

Do you think All Around Me, I See could be a poem . . . one full of gentle rhymes and imagination?

Do you think Around One Cactus, Owls, Bats and Leaping Rats could be a poem . . . with attention seeking repetition?

I think I see another book from Dawn Publications that I think might fit in the poetry category . . .

Have you ever heard or read Grandma's Feather Bed?

Grandma Feather Bed

From reading these, what characteristics can you use to describe poetry?

Topics: Literacy

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