Autumn in Verse

Autumn in Verse

(Our friends from Australia and elsewhere in the Southern Hemisphere will probably prefer to celebrate the September equinox with our collection of spring poetry on Lit2Go.) Most classrooms I visit in autumn have sprouted colorful leaf bulletin board borders or other...
Creating “Historic” Postcards

Creating “Historic” Postcards

I collect old things. Old books, old maps, old stereoviews, and old postcards. Of these four, the postcards give the most personal insight into history. I enjoy both the image side of the card and the message side. If letters of yesteryear are the emails of today,...
Shadow Puppets

Shadow Puppets

Any teacher who has ever done a puppet project with elementary students has experienced the amazing potential of creating and using puppets in the classroom. Students are engaged. They realize that they must really collaborate because, “The show must go...