Sunday, April 1, 2018

2 by 2 in 2nd grade: npm 2018 #1

It's National Poetry Month, Diamond Miners!  People all over the United States are celebrating poetry, poems and poets in April--and as you know, your teacher is a huge poetry fan!

I thought we could do something special this month as a class, so I invented a little project.  We're going to write a poem together this month, 2 words by 2 words.  

Each day one of us will get a turn to add two words, and we'll go around the class twice so that our poem will have (2 words x 15 people) x 2 turns =  _____ words in all.  Can you solve that?

I took the first turn on Sunday, April 1st, so we have some catching up to do...I hope you're ready!

love, Ms. Mordhorst
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8 comments:

  1. 2-by-2 sounds like a great plan. I think you're right about connecting words and 30 lines. Looking forward to following y'all's poem as it grows!

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  2. I can't wait to see this grow!

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  3. So fun! I can't wait to see where this goes. I love the bravery and the outright fun of just playing this poetry game together, in public. Love to you and your poets!

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  4. Do you have a FOLLOW button for your blog? I can't seem to find it and I am loving it!

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    1. Thanks, Paula—maybe it got pushed out by the Progressive Poem! I’ll tweet you when it’s fixed.

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  5. What fun! Looking forward to following your poem as it grows!

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  6. What a fabulous idea! Can't wait to see the results!

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  7. Oops! We got engrossed in reading and voting on the Top Two in the March Madness Poetry Tournament and I forgot to get words from a student. We'll catch up tomorrow. : )

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