1. Important Poems:
Children write their own Important Poems based on The
Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown.
I use this technique often. After we have finished a unit, then I have them write an important poem to show what they
An important poem example: The most important thing about a pencil is
you write with it. It has lead and an eraser. You write spelling words with it.
You write notes to Junie B. with it. You get a new one for 25 cents from the
office. But the most important thing about a pencil is you write with it.
Basically, the kids pick one fact for the beginning and the ending sentence (same
fact) then they list facts in the between. I compare it to an oreo cookie. I give
each kid a cookie and the figure out the top and bottom are the same...