I am so excited to share about a lesson idea that originated with Lessons with Laughter– she used the book, Vulture Verses, to help students create a class book of poems for the unloved.
Have you heard of this book?? I am always amazed when I come across a book I haven’t seen (since I’m a total book hoarder…) so of course, I bought it. When I saw the book, I immediately thought of a fun Seymour Simon book, Animals Nobody Loves.
I blogged about the book last year after getting my feet wet in close reading techniques. It’s perfect because each animal’s passage is just one page… well the poems in Vulture Verses are the same!! Each page focuses on just one animal that people don’t really care for too much.
These two books will address Reading Anchor Standard 9 perfectly! It says: