The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

Sharing creative ideas and lessons to help children learn

April 1, 2016
by Evan-Moor
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Poetry Unit “Ice Breakers”

When it comes to teaching poetry, there seems to be a great divide between those who love it and those who dread it. I enjoyed studying poetry in college courses, yet I was nervous about teaching poetry to high school … Continue reading

April 7, 2015
by Evan-Moor
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Poetry Gifts for Mother’s Day

A poetry unit that encourages students to write an ode to their mothers also provides a sweet gift for Mother’s Day. This blog includes some printable poetry activities for Mother’s Day and ideas to create poetry gifts for moms.   … Continue reading