I bought some M & M candies figures which were filled with M & M'S. I wrote a poem and put it on the back of these figures, and they were handed out to all of our teachers. Our teachers really enjoyed them. They were cute and inexpensive. We do something for our teachers every day of Teacher Appreciation Week.
Making Inferences with Poetry - Free Download. This is a FANTASTIC resource. The responses are easy for the children to develop as there are so many text clues, and personal experiences they can call upon to provide a level 4 response.