Many of you are back in the classroom or are preparing to return. I’m sure you will want to help your students grow as writers. My book, How to Create a World, can help you do that. The book is suitable for third grade students, all the way to high schoolers. As you are gathering resources for this new school year, you should definitely add How to Create a World to your library.
Here’s 25 reasons why.
- Poetry is dope.
- No planning is required.
- It’s 8.5 x 11 – the perfect size for making copies.
- Students can self-guide themselves through the writing prompts.
- Makes teaching writing simple and easy. Removes guesswork and frustration.
- Develops fine motor skills through writing, doodling and coloring
- Stimulates creativity
- Students can work at their own pace.
- It can be used as an activity during rainy, snowy days.
- Easy to leave as sub plans.
- Great for morning work
- Appeals to lower level and higher level learners
- Illustrations ease the reluctant reader into reading and writing
- Feed imagination
- Students can share their work with their peers.
- Individual work or group work
- Builds listening skills by having students listen to their peers’ poems
- Builds confidence in public speaking by reading their poems to others
- Grows vocabulary
- Strengthens reading skills
- Improves writing skills
- Inspires students to write on their own
- Incorporates books by diverse authors into your classroom
- Aligns with Common Core standards
- You can spark the love of writing for the future Gwendolyn Brooks, Terrance Hayes, Pablo Neruda or Emily Dickinson who is sitting in your classroom.
Pre-order the book here while it’s on sale. You can order a single book or a set for your classroom. It will be released in September.