Recess, Rhyme, and Reason: A Collection of Poems About School

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Bibliographic Information: Stockland, Patricia M., and Sara Rojo. Recess, Rhyme, and Reason: A Collection of Poems about School. Minneapolis: Compass Point, 2004. Print.

Brief Annotation: This book contains many poems about school, a subject that children can relate to. It also contains tips and tools about writing poems.

Genre: Poetry

Grade Level: K-2

Readers Who Will Like This: Readers who like poetry

Rating/Response: 4 This book has a lot of good information about poetry. Every poem is accompanied by a blurb about what type of poem it is (free verse, rhyming, imagery, ect.) which is very helpful for students who are just learning about poems. It would be a great teaching tool for a poetry unit.

One Question You Would Ask Before a Read Aloud: What is a poem? How and why do people write poems?

Posted By: Maria Muellerleile

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