The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science (Teacher's Edition): Poems for the School Year Integrating Science, Reading, and Language Arts
—"A treasury of the greatest science poetry for children ever written, with a twist" (NSTA Recommends)
This version of THE POETRY FRIDAY ANTHOLOGY FOR SCIENCE (K-5 Teacher/Librarian Edition) features 218 poems by 78 award-winning and popular poets—connecting science with reading and language arts—with corresponding page numbers in the student companion, THE POETRY OF SCIENCE. The “Take 5!” mini-lessons highlight concepts and topics identified in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) plus state science standards such as the Texas TEKS. The "Take 5!" activities also incorporate the literacy skills identified in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Poetry TEKS. This book makes it easy to incorporate STEM and language arts.
* * *
There are several easy ways to use this book:
—Match poems and science lessons using the weekly themes or the index at the back of the book to identify relevant science topics.
—Add poetry sharing to a planned science lesson by taking one minute to read aloud a science poem to set the stage for the instruction.
—Or end with a poem to reinforce the concepts introduced in a science lesson and build knowledge retention.
* * *
The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science includes poems by 78 poets:
Newbery and Newbery Honor winners Margarita Engle, Linda Sue Park, and Joyce Sidman;
National Book Award winner Virginia Euwer Wolff;
Children's Poet Laureates Mary Ann Hoberman, J. Patrick Lewis, and Kenn Nesbitt;
and more, with Spanish bilingual poems by Alma Flor Ada, Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, F. Isabel Campoy, Margarita Engle, Guadalupe Garcia McCall, and Carmen Tafolla.
* * *
Pair this Teacher's Edition with THE POETRY OF SCIENCE (the illustrated companion Student Edition).
* * *
For more information about the other books in THE POETRY FRIDAY ANTHOLOGY series, see www.PomeloBooks.com.
We would LOVE it if you could help us and other readers by reviewing the book