I don’t like chalk (because it’s messy), but I adore Betsy Hubbard (because she’s artistic, brilliant, and caring) so I went outside to chalk with my daughter this afternoon. Unlike me, Isabelle likes to use chalk! See:
Now, on to my poetic masterpiece (or not) in honor of April’s Chalk-A-Bration.
I was one of those classroom teachers who infused poetry into my classroom all year long. I couldn’t imagine teaching without poetry all year long thanks to my first literacy coach, Pat Werner, who opened the door of poetry to me during my first year of teaching.