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Rooting Readers in the Literary Garden

How a Literary Garden turned a required high school English class into an exciting opportunity for students to dig literature outdoors

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Creating Poetry with an Environmental Theme

A class activity for grades 4-6 in which students learn about basic elements of poetry, such as rhyme and meter. After reading several poems, the class creates an environmental poem by having each student write a line of the poem anonymously. Doing so allows students to overcome apprehension of peer judgment of their work.

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