The Ella Collection believes it is important to build reading, reading comprehension, and writing skills. Below are instructional ideas related to My Letter to President Barack Obama. All tasks are appropriate for students aged 5-10 (Kindergarten to grade 5). These strategies, skills, and graphic organizers will facilitate student understanding of the text and can be implemented based on your grade level standards in English Language Arts.
Celebrate national Poem In Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 14, 2011!
The idea is simple: select a poem you love during National Poetry Month then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends.
Poems from pockets will be unfolded throughout the day with events in parks, libraries, schools, workplaces, and bookstores. Create your own Poem In Your Pocket Day event using ideas below or let us know how your plans, projects, and suggestions for Poem In Your Pocket Day by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.