This blog has the popular magnetic poetry loaded with the actual words of master poets themselves. Rearrange Walt Whitman's "O Pioneers!" to make a new poem. Or rearrange Shakespeare to make a new sonnet. The magnet poetry game works with interactive white boards (Smart Boards or Promethean), so it can be a classroom teaching tool. Rearrange poems to sound brilliant or just practice making simple sentences.
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Arranging Sentences to Learn Grammar
This author claims arranging and rearranging sentences written by masters of the language help students learn grammar. It is called sentence composing. Try it with the magnetic poetry posted here.