A Poem to Start the Week:Hearts, Like Doors, Will Ope' With Ease
Hearts, like doors, will ope' with ease,
To very, very little keys,
And don't forget that two of these
Are, "I thank you, sir" and "If you please!"- anonymous-----------
The series of posts, A Poem to Start the Week, is my little anthology of poetry, many of which I have used with my students in elementary schools during 27 years of teaching.
Previous Poems to Start the Week:
Casey at the Bat • Always a Rose • Home at Last •
Bag of Tools • Carpe Diem • Poems About Poetry • Man's Best Friend
Spelling is Tough Stough! • Blue Marble • Tacks, Splinters, Apples and Stars
Oh, Captain, My Captain! • Metaphor • Introducion to Poetry
Loveliest of Trees • Flax-Golden Tales • The Dinosaurs Are Not All Dead
Owl Pellets • Mummy Slept Late • Just My Size
The Kindest Things I Know • Miles to Go • Love that Brother
Oh, Frabjous Day!
Other Posts about Children's Literature:
The Lion's Paw top kid's OOP book!
Aslan is Dead!
Multiplying People, Rice, and ReadersA Teacher's Life
You can read some of my own efforts at poetry here.
And then there's Alien Invasion.
A weblog dedicated to Poetry for Children.
Watch Sonja Cole's reviews of children's books at Bookwink.com.
The PBS series Favorite Poem Project.
Sunday, August 05, 2007
PTSW: Hearts, Like Doors...
We have a house guest today: our blogging friend Mike Bock. In his honor we present this week a nursery rhyme he learned at the feet of his father, a teacher whose career included many years teaching in a one-room school.