Monday, June 18, 2012

Monday Made It!


I ran out of polka dot duct tape in the middle of making my big baggie quilt, so I got around to one of the projects that has been on my list for a while.

Magnetic Poetry Kits
I got his wonderful FREEBIE from Jen Runde over at Runde's Room.



I wanted to have a way to use it during Reader's/Writer's Workshop.
I had these containers from another project I wanted to do, but never finished
Got 'em at WalMart (cheap.)

Made labels for the tops of the containers (I have 3 sets.)
I will laminate these before I stick them to the containers, but my laminator is at school.



Then I made a cover for the Magnetic Poetry Notebook
where we can keep copies of the poems that the
students create.
Click here to download a copy of the labels.

I also want to create a collaborative poetry area
using an oil pan that I bought at WalMart where kids
can work together to create poems that can
be added to and melded as the kids work on it.

I am still working on how this is going to look
 and will post a pic when I finish it.

I also worked on individual white boards, a project from Classroom DYI.

If you missed it, you can see them here.

So what have you been up to?






8 comments :

  1. These are great ideas!!! Thanks for sharing and linking up:) I'm gonna have to check out that poetry link:) I love that idea for Work on Writing:))

    4th Grade Frolics

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  2. These are great projects! I know your students will love using them!
    Jennifer
    kindertrips

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  3. Love the magnetic poetry - and love that you keep the completed poems. I have to snag this idea for my classroom!
    Audrey
    The Sweet Life of Third Grade – We’re having a SWEET giveaway

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  4. I love the individual white boards, what a cute idea!

    Katie
    Dirty Hands and Lesson Plans

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  5. The magnetic poetry is too cute. Then you can really hone in on the words that you would like your students to use too! Great idea! I am your newest follower, found ya over at the linky!

    -Krista
    The Second Grade Superkids

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  6. I could not find the link to the words and poems...is that what you got from the other site? I would love to do this!!!!!

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  7. Kelly,
    Here is a link to Jen's post about the Poetry kits. http://goo.gl/yvYMG

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  8. I see the possibilities of the magnetic word kit for soooo much (including poetry). I'm thinking students could take a basic sentence (printed in one color) and add modifiers and phrases to stretch it. Oh, the wheels are turning over here.....
    Thanks (I think!) =)

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