Poems for Your Classroom

checklist2The links here are to downloadable PDF documents containing poems by Michael and Sara appropriate for the indicated grade levels. Feel free to duplicate and use these as you see fit. Students may illustrate, rewrite or just enjoy the pieces. Sharing these is a great way to get students more familiar with Sara and Michael before a visit to your school. We’ve also provided links to videos of some of our poems also aligned by grade level. You may also want to download our Poetry Editing Checklist anchor chart ready to print on A3 paper.


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Poems for classrooms

 Videos for Primary

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZfKIK-JvjA&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZP5dBixjMtM&w=420&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxIZFClthok&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVaEKeTZdM4&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5c5kqw7z1Y&w=560&h=315]


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Poems for classrooms

Videos for Middle

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtBGQCncYcg&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvC_y_1KKT0&w=420&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdx0TjulEIQ&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCtJIy652_s&w=560&h=315]


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Poems for classrooms

Videos for Upper

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-lrYRGAPtk&w=420&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40AVlpX1aMQ&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWJXzgJa0FM&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWLQ1ArxK44&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIHECSmx1mQ&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uznWOYy0KCw&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJ2uI2y9_XQ&w=560&h=315]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjyGfz8H19w&w=420&h=315]


“Sara and Michael bring infectious energy and joy leavened with deep knowledge of best practices in literacy to their work with children and teachers.” Ellin Keene – Author of Mosaic of Thought and The Teacher You Want to Be
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