4th & 6th grade Poems for #EarthDay, #PoetryMonth and #Peace, from Del Dayo Elementary –> Blog Takeover part 2
Friday, April 22nd, 2022
Del Dayo Elementary Blog Takeover a few weeks ago? It all started with our Author Day zooms with Erin Dealey. We learned that Writing is NEVER wrong–and it’s not as painful as we thought…. (It’s kind of cool.)
We wrote SO MUCH and we wanted to share our poems, so here’s Part TWO:
Check out Mr. Corcoran’s 6th grade DEAR EARTH…. bulletin board display!
Here are a few of the poems from Mr. Corcoran’s class. (Be sure to zoom in to read them all!)
I hear silent footsteps walking across the beautiful beach.
I sit and watch the sunset.
The little fraction of the sun just over the mountain tops.
Wind and sand fall over me as I lay.
Glistening waves crashing against the hills.
This is my image of a dream.
by Kwynn Carrillo, 6th grade
My friends help Earth
echo through the night
while they dream of the
web of plastic exploding and
disappearing while the Earth
wakes up to a silent plastic tree
world and the world will
thank you for it.
by Elias Mijares, 6th grade
KEEP IT CLEAN
Don’t let this earth explode or overload.
Help keep it clean and green.
Don’t make it disappear.
Look at your dreams
Make them come true just go and pursue.
By Cooper Anderson, 6th Grade
I sit on my bed
staring out my window
at the magnificent image of Ukraine’s bright sunset.
I hate the quiet,
soon broken by rushed
and eager footsteps.
loud and echoing,
My friends and family rushing to get packed.
Tears form in my eyes.
I begin to tremble.
Bombs, suddenly heard in the distance
for a fraction of a second
the footsteps stop.
Tomorrow we leave.
I lay my head down to sleep.
I dream that the people of our Earth
will soon come to peace.
By Molly Hodapp, 6th grade
Mrs. Nye’s class (
above photo) wrote “Poker Poems” too. ( You can read more of them here.)
Erin Dealey gave us five words that we had to use in our poems. We could trade them in for others, once we wrote the poem.
Can you guess which words they were? Thank you, Mrs. Alcalay, for being our amazing Librarian, and for inviting Erin Dealey to Author Day.
And thank you to all our fans who are reading our poems.
We hope you like them!
PS Since it’s Earth Day, why not take the Earth Hero pledge?
Illustration by Luisa Uribe, from DEAR EARTH…From Your Friends in Room 5, written by Erin Dealey (Harper Collins.) Cheers to making #EarthDay = Every Day, #NationalPoetryMonth, and PEACE.
–from your friends at Del Dayo Elementary.
Filed under: Blog Takeover!, Poetry, Teachers: Fun Ideas for Your Classroom, Teaching writing.
Tags: DEAR EARTH...from your friends in room 5, Earth Day, literacy, Middle Grade/ Teens/ YA, national poetry month, poetry, teachers, writing process