We’ve been working on different ways to revise poems in second grade. Our staff developer has given us some ideas, and this week she shared her poem, Out the Window, and modeled how she could revise it four or five different ways.
Today I’ll try my own Out the Window poem and then see if I can try it a few different ways over the next few entries.
Out the Window
The robins should be arriving soon.
The crocus and daffodil should be pushing through the hard dirt.
But not today.
Today I wake to the beautiful silence of snow.
I look out the window
onto the big white blanket covering the yard
tree branches with white pencil lines across each limb.
But not quite yet.
Winter reminds us of her power and beauty.