Poems coming home from school are a great resource for families. Learn the poem together and play around with altering it. Feed in facts - "I have a little reptile..", and your child's own knowledge - "I have a great big dog..."
This paragraph packet pairs perfectly with the book, The Best Part of Me, written by Wendy Ewald in which school-aged children write short poems and stories about what they consider to be "the best part of them." After reading the book, have students reflect upon their