Poetry Friday Anthology for Science
Poetry Friday Anthology
(K-5 Teacher's Edition)
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The Poetry Friday anthology for Sciences for Kids
The Teacher’s Edition of
Poetry Friday Anthology for Science includes 218 by
78 award-winning and popular poets, exploring science
standards while also incorporating literacy skills; poems
that can be used as part of a science lesson. Follow weekly
themes or use the index to identify relevant science topics.
Poetry Friday is a simple and effective way to infuse poetry
into your classroom and current teaching practice.
Match poems and
science lessons using the weekly themes or the index at the
back of the book to identify relevant science topics. Add
poetry sharing to a planned science lesson by taking one
minute to read aloud a science poem to set the stage for the
instruction. Or conversely, end with a poem to reinforce the
concepts introduced in a science lesson and build knowledge
scientific practices, lab safety, tools of science, matter,
force/motion/energy, light and sound, space, the water
cycle, weather and climate, forces of nature, natural
resources, ecosystems, video technology, computers, famous
scientists, science careers, and more.
For a complete
learning experience, pair this Teacher's Edition with
illustrated grade-level Student Editions for each grade: K,
1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.
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Vardell is Professor in the School of Library and
Information Studies at Texas Woman’s University and has
taught graduate courses in children's and young adult
literature at various universities since 1981. Vardell
has published extensively, including five books on
literature for children, as well as over 20 book
chapters and 100 journal articles. Her current work
focuses on poetry for children, including a regular blog,
PoetryforChildren, since 2006. She is also the regular
“Everyday Poetry” columnist for ALA’s Book Links
Vardell’s other professional books include: Poetry Aloud
Here: Sharing Poetry with Children (2012) and The Poetry
Teacher’s Book of Lists (2012).
is a graduate of Yale Law School and former lawyer who
switched careers and became a children’s poet. Her
dramatic career change has been featured on The Oprah
Winfrey Show, CNN’s Paula Zahn Show, and Radical
Sabbatical. She is the author of 30 books for children
and teens on a wide variety of subjects, including
writing and revision (You Have to Write), creative
recycling (The Dumpster Diver), diversity and community
(Apple Pie 4th of July), cheating on tests (Me and Rolly
Maloo), and chess (Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club).
books include: Before It Wriggles Away (A Richard C.
Owen "Meet the Author" Book), You Have to Write (2002),
and A Suitcase of Seaweed (1996).
Books by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong are
published by their company, pomelo
books. We are honored to distribute The Poetry Friday Anthology
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