Tale was Be My Valentine by M.J. Carr.
was about a mouse named Isadore who is trying to write a
Valentine poem for his friend Athena but he just can't seem to
get it right.
to help old Izzy out and write some quatrain Valentine poems.
After writing the poems we used KidPix4 to publish them.
What is a quatrain poem?
poem with four lines.
Lines 2 and 4 must rhyme.
Lines 1 and 3 may or may not rhyme.
Rhyming lines should have about the same number of
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Massachusetts English Language Arts
Students will use agreed upon rules for
informal and formal discussions in small and large groups.
Students will pose questions, listen to
the ideas of others and contribute their own information or
ideas in group discussions or interviews in order to acquire new
Reading and Literature
Students will identify, analyze and apply
knowledge of the theme, structure and elements of poetry and
provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.
Students will write with a clear focus,
coherent organization and sufficient detail.
Students will demonstrate improvement in
organization, content, paragraph development, level of detail,
style, tone and word choice (diction) in their compositions
after revising them.
Students will use knowledge of standard
English conventions in their writing, revising and editing.
Students will organize ideas in writing in
a way that makes sense for their purpose.