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Ideas for Shel Silverstein poetry party

This is an easy way to bring poetry into the classroom. It offers options with reader's theatre, partner reading, and choral readings.

Shel Silverstein (Tell me the truth)  it may hurt but lies hurt on a much deeper level

Tell Me by Shel Silverstein: one of my favorite poems as a kid.

Self Esteem 4th Grade  Beautiful Shel Silverstein poem about authenticity and the masks we wear (I think, anyway). It would be beautiful to read this before doing a mask-making activity in a counseling group.

Masks She had blue skin, And so did he. He kept it hid And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life through, Then passed right by-- And never knew. ~Shel Silverstein So, so sad.

geeky books you shoud plan to share with your kids

What geeky books do you plan to share with your kids

A tug-o-war never solves anything. But in a hug-o-war, everyone wins. -Shel Silverstein Love this poem

Teach Shel Silverstein - lessons and activities for classrooms - teaching poetry

Teach Shel Silverstein - lessons and activities for classrooms - teaching poetry {Lesson Plans}

shel silverstein poem - The Nailbiter

Shel Silverstein, “The Nailbiter”. I have never scratched a single soul.

“There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part. So just give me a happy middle and a very happy start.” ~Shel Silverstein

13 Important Life Lessons from Shel Silverstein

13 life lessons from Shel Silverstein. “There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part. So just give me a happy middle and a very happy start.

:)! Learn more about Shel Silverstein and his poetry on his very own website!

Shel Silverstein: Batty The baby bat Screamed out in fright, "Turn on the dark, I'm afraid of the light.

shel silverstein - i guess i will have to settle for a happy middle and very happy last third. TT

"Happy Ending?" by Shel Silverstein. There are no Happy Endings, Endings are the Saddest Part. So just give me a Happy Middle And a Very Happy Start.