Object Transformation

SuperKnobWhen I was teaching high school English, I spent the month of April on poetry. Yes, the state was going berserk doing tests, TESTS, T E S T S but in between all that nonsense, it was the perfect time for poetry. (And it’s National Poetry Month, after all). If you have made a space for poetry in your classroom, meaning that your students know it is okay to experiment with words, to break rules, to have fun with the language, then give them a break with something like this: Continue reading

Peggy has her own blog!

Peggy with CHS student Claire Mason

Peggy with CHS student Claire Mason

Peggy the Personification Pig has proven too popular. She must have her own blog. In the future, you can click on the Peggy link above to be directed to her site. She is quite the . . . ham. She wrote a poem to celebrate her day at Chouteau High School.

I am a pig of many roles.
A pig of many rolls.
You helped me see my dream.
You helped me to believe
A pig can be queen for a day.

–Peggy