My fourth grade students are working on poetry for a few weeks and I have discovered some truly wonderful, fun-filled websites. Here’s my list, each one tested and approved by 75 fourth graders. Just click the picture to go to the website:
Want more? These are on my list, but I didn’t get to them this year:
- Analyzing, reading and writing literature
- Favorite Poem Project
- Fourth Grade Poems
- Funny Poetry
- Glossary of Poetry Terms
- Parts of Speech Poetry
- Poetry forms
- Poetry with a Porpoise
- Shaped Poems–fun
- Shel Silverstein
Do you have any to share? What do your students like?
Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and author of two technology training books for middle school. She wrote Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for Examiner.com, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, IMS tech expert, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education. Currently, she’s working on a techno-thriller that should be ready this summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office, WordDreams, or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.