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Earthshake: Poems from the Ground Up ❴Reading❵ ➻ Earthshake: Poems from the Ground Up Author Lisa Westberg Peters – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Maybe that plain old rock has gleaming jewels insideMaybe Africa and South America used to be best friendsMaybe a clam that died million years ago is in your backyard What secrets is Earth hiding The Maybe that plain old rock has from the PDF/EPUB ✓ gleaming jewels insideMaybe Africa and South America used to be best friendsMaybe a clam that diedmillion years ago is in your backyard What secrets is Earth hiding These twenty two poems leave no stone unturned in exploring the world s natural wondersCrack this book open and watch geology sparkle.


10 thoughts on “Earthshake: Poems from the Ground Up

  1. Teri-K Teri-K says:

    My nine year old grandson read this book and really enjoyed it I don t think he understood it all, though we had some discussions about what the poems meant, including one where I pulled up pictures of Mount Rush to explain one poem But I love books that lead to interesting and educational conversations, so that s a plus for me Just don t hand this to a kid and think it will teach them geology As a springboard forresearch it s great.The poems themselves seemed uneven, but he like My nine year old grandson read this book and really enjoyed it I don t think he understood it all, though we had some discussions about what the poems meant, including one where I pulled up pictures of Mount Rush to explain one poem But I love books that lead to interesting and educational conversations, so that s a plus for me Just don t hand this to a kid and think it will teach them geology As a springboard forresearch it s great.The poems themselves seemed uneven, but he liked them a lot and read several out loud to me At least they didn t all have the same meter and forced rhymes, like lots of kids poetry books do This could also be great for children who are being forced to write poetry and claim they don t know what to write about I mean, if you can write a poem about granite, you can write one about anything Right


  2. (NS) Dana (NS) Dana says:

    This book is filled with twenty two delightful poems with a geological theme, including pieces on tectonic plates, lava, strata, and fossils This silly book is silly but very true, and has selections that will engage ones imagination with its delightful wordplay The clip art collages deepen the content, but using a light tone The large, uncomplicated layout, help promote quality read alouds This is a great book to use during earth science, geological geography, or even math lessons The book This book is filled with twenty two delightful poems with a geological theme, including pieces on tectonic plates, lava, strata, and fossils This silly book is silly but very true, and has selections that will engage ones imagination with its delightful wordplay The clip art collages deepen the content, but using a light tone The large, uncomplicated layout, help promote quality read alouds This is a great book to use during earth science, geological geography, or even math lessons The book also provides the readers with factual and background details If you are looking for a book filled with interesting rocks then this is the book for you or your child The book is filled with 22 scientifically accurate poems about geology and packed with colorful collages using a variety of materials and techniques These cut outs and childlike drawings represent natures finest What I like most about this book is that the poems and illustrations provide child with a clear view of our miraculous earth Although this book can be intriguing to all ages, it would be excellent in the upper grades for writing exercises or a unit of study The End Notes provide the reader with scientific information behind each of the poems while still holding the interest of children This poem book provides wonderful teaching moments introducing geology in a enchanting way


  3. Kaitlin Deigan Kaitlin Deigan says:

    Awards N AAppropriate grade level s ages 5 and upSummary In over twenty poems, discover and explore the Earth and its physical features in a fun and unique perspective Through poems and even recipes, Earth comes alive joined by vivid pictures, you ll be filled with wonder and amusement.Review The end notes at the back of the book add additional background information to the poems, and allow for further explanation The poems are inviting often silly and pondering, while also being scient Awards N AAppropriate grade level s ages 5 and upSummary In over twenty poems, discover and explore the Earth and its physical features in a fun and unique perspective Through poems and even recipes, Earth comes alive joined by vivid pictures, you ll be filled with wonder and amusement.Review The end notes at the back of the book add additional background information to the poems, and allow for further explanation The poems are inviting often silly and pondering, while also being scientific and adding vocabulary and knowledge The pictures are colorful while not overwhelming 2 3 possible in class uses Vocab Plenty of earth vocab to explore, define, use and question Go along with a sensory bin younger kids or rock exploring in science unit older Have children write poems about the earth in their yard, playground, school yard


  4. Katie Easter Katie Easter says:

    Genre Poetry Informational Grade Level 2nd 3rd gradeThis book is full of poems from all around the world I like how this book has different poems form different landmarks and states The book starts with a poem about just a rock and travels through the entire North America making stops along the way This would be a great book to introduce during a poetry lesson.


  5. Haley Hoenke Haley Hoenke says:

    Poetry, Natural Science


  6. Rachel Rachel says:

    Book I used for my Volcanoes Discoverytime storytime for Preschoolers.


  7. Lana Harriman Lana Harriman says:

    Personal reflection This is an awesome book for the older student There is so much that can be done with it in the classroom I loved the shapes, style, and factual information that was creatively depicted in each of these poems Most all of these poems make a person think deeper about the geological lessons they ve been learning One of my favorites is a poem called, Michigan Sahara It reminded me of a fascinating lesson I once had on how no mater where we are on the Earth, we can find part Personal reflection This is an awesome book for the older student There is so much that can be done with it in the classroom I loved the shapes, style, and factual information that was creatively depicted in each of these poems Most all of these poems make a person think deeper about the geological lessons they ve been learning One of my favorites is a poem called, Michigan Sahara It reminded me of a fascinating lesson I once had on how no mater where we are on the Earth, we can find particles from all over the world be it in the air, the soil, or the water Purpose 3rd 5th grade level Read to self or Read AloudCurriculum Great physical geography lessons built into all of these poems Reading these poems would go hand in hand with science classes and with poetry classes for a variety of reasons in both subjects This book is full of super fun poems that can teach the art of shape and verse These poems spark deeper thinking as to where things come from and how our Earth works by way of using similes and metaphors Teachers and students alike will love the poems and the many uses this book can come in handy, i.e lesson plans, research, and ideas for inspiring student work that is similarly done


  8. Tammy Barnett Tammy Barnett says:

    This poem book was interesting and I found it covering unique topic for a book of poems The illustrations we nice and pleasurable to look at I like how the poems traveled the Earth and seemed to map out a route I would recommend this book to others because it is an interesting way to include poems in a science related form, plus there are a few different styles of poems in this book I really think boys would love this book and any science lover or rock collector second grader I also like ho This poem book was interesting and I found it covering unique topic for a book of poems The illustrations we nice and pleasurable to look at I like how the poems traveled the Earth and seemed to map out a route I would recommend this book to others because it is an interesting way to include poems in a science related form, plus there are a few different styles of poems in this book I really think boys would love this book and any science lover or rock collector second grader I also like how the book has a section at the end titled endnotes and it has information on each poem and the actual location that inspired the poem It gives facts about each of the locations to help add a factual element to the sometimes playful poems It was my first experience with a poem book that focused on a science topic and I found it in my elementary school s library


  9. Amanda Amanda says:

    Awards NoneGrade Levels 1st 5thSummary Earthshake Poems from the Ground Up has poems that each touch on Science and Social Studies From the layers of the earth s crust to the north and south pole, the poems span a variety of topics The poems are each accompanied by an illustration depicting the poem s subject.Review I enjoyed this book of poems, though not as much as other poems for children I see high academic value in these poems as they touch a variety of topics and pull them together Awards NoneGrade Levels 1st 5thSummary Earthshake Poems from the Ground Up has poems that each touch on Science and Social Studies From the layers of the earth s crust to the north and south pole, the poems span a variety of topics The poems are each accompanied by an illustration depicting the poem s subject.Review I enjoyed this book of poems, though not as much as other poems for children I see high academic value in these poems as they touch a variety of topics and pull them together In my opinion they are not kid friendly or funny enough.In Class Uses Class Library, Read Aloud, Connecting Science Social studies to Poetry and literature


  10. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    Reading this picking out poems to read aloud next Friday at an elementary school I only picked one, but there were lots of good poems in here I just don t want to do a geological poetry reading, so I have other books I m looking at, too.


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10 thoughts on “Earthshake: Poems from the Ground Up

  1. Teri-K Teri-K says:

    My nine year old grandson read this book and really enjoyed it I don t think he understood it all, though we had some discussions about what the poems meant, including one where I pulled up pictures of Mount Rush to explain one poem But I love books that lead to interesting and educational conversations, so that s a plus for me Just don t hand this to a kid and think it will teach them geology As a springboard forresearch it s great.The poems themselves seemed uneven, but he like My nine year old grandson read this book and really enjoyed it I don t think he understood it all, though we had some discussions about what the poems meant, including one where I pulled up pictures of Mount Rush to explain one poem But I love books that lead to interesting and educational conversations, so that s a plus for me Just don t hand this to a kid and think it will teach them geology As a springboard forresearch it s great.The poems themselves seemed uneven, but he liked them a lot and read several out loud to me At least they didn t all have the same meter and forced rhymes, like lots of kids poetry books do This could also be great for children who are being forced to write poetry and claim they don t know what to write about I mean, if you can write a poem about granite, you can write one about anything Right

  2. (NS) Dana (NS) Dana says:

    This book is filled with twenty two delightful poems with a geological theme, including pieces on tectonic plates, lava, strata, and fossils This silly book is silly but very true, and has selections that will engage ones imagination with its delightful wordplay The clip art collages deepen the content, but using a light tone The large, uncomplicated layout, help promote quality read alouds This is a great book to use during earth science, geological geography, or even math lessons The book This book is filled with twenty two delightful poems with a geological theme, including pieces on tectonic plates, lava, strata, and fossils This silly book is silly but very true, and has selections that will engage ones imagination with its delightful wordplay The clip art collages deepen the content, but using a light tone The large, uncomplicated layout, help promote quality read alouds This is a great book to use during earth science, geological geography, or even math lessons The book also provides the readers with factual and background details If you are looking for a book filled with interesting rocks then this is the book for you or your child The book is filled with 22 scientifically accurate poems about geology and packed with colorful collages using a variety of materials and techniques These cut outs and childlike drawings represent natures finest What I like most about this book is that the poems and illustrations provide child with a clear view of our miraculous earth Although this book can be intriguing to all ages, it would be excellent in the upper grades for writing exercises or a unit of study The End Notes provide the reader with scientific information behind each of the poems while still holding the interest of children This poem book provides wonderful teaching moments introducing geology in a enchanting way

  3. Kaitlin Deigan Kaitlin Deigan says:

    Awards N AAppropriate grade level s ages 5 and upSummary In over twenty poems, discover and explore the Earth and its physical features in a fun and unique perspective Through poems and even recipes, Earth comes alive joined by vivid pictures, you ll be filled with wonder and amusement.Review The end notes at the back of the book add additional background information to the poems, and allow for further explanation The poems are inviting often silly and pondering, while also being scient Awards N AAppropriate grade level s ages 5 and upSummary In over twenty poems, discover and explore the Earth and its physical features in a fun and unique perspective Through poems and even recipes, Earth comes alive joined by vivid pictures, you ll be filled with wonder and amusement.Review The end notes at the back of the book add additional background information to the poems, and allow for further explanation The poems are inviting often silly and pondering, while also being scientific and adding vocabulary and knowledge The pictures are colorful while not overwhelming 2 3 possible in class uses Vocab Plenty of earth vocab to explore, define, use and question Go along with a sensory bin younger kids or rock exploring in science unit older Have children write poems about the earth in their yard, playground, school yard

  4. Katie Easter Katie Easter says:

    Genre Poetry Informational Grade Level 2nd 3rd gradeThis book is full of poems from all around the world I like how this book has different poems form different landmarks and states The book starts with a poem about just a rock and travels through the entire North America making stops along the way This would be a great book to introduce during a poetry lesson.

  5. Haley Hoenke Haley Hoenke says:

    Poetry, Natural Science

  6. Rachel Rachel says:

    Book I used for my Volcanoes Discoverytime storytime for Preschoolers.

  7. Lana Harriman Lana Harriman says:

    Personal reflection This is an awesome book for the older student There is so much that can be done with it in the classroom I loved the shapes, style, and factual information that was creatively depicted in each of these poems Most all of these poems make a person think deeper about the geological lessons they ve been learning One of my favorites is a poem called, Michigan Sahara It reminded me of a fascinating lesson I once had on how no mater where we are on the Earth, we can find part Personal reflection This is an awesome book for the older student There is so much that can be done with it in the classroom I loved the shapes, style, and factual information that was creatively depicted in each of these poems Most all of these poems make a person think deeper about the geological lessons they ve been learning One of my favorites is a poem called, Michigan Sahara It reminded me of a fascinating lesson I once had on how no mater where we are on the Earth, we can find particles from all over the world be it in the air, the soil, or the water Purpose 3rd 5th grade level Read to self or Read AloudCurriculum Great physical geography lessons built into all of these poems Reading these poems would go hand in hand with science classes and with poetry classes for a variety of reasons in both subjects This book is full of super fun poems that can teach the art of shape and verse These poems spark deeper thinking as to where things come from and how our Earth works by way of using similes and metaphors Teachers and students alike will love the poems and the many uses this book can come in handy, i.e lesson plans, research, and ideas for inspiring student work that is similarly done

  8. Tammy Barnett Tammy Barnett says:

    This poem book was interesting and I found it covering unique topic for a book of poems The illustrations we nice and pleasurable to look at I like how the poems traveled the Earth and seemed to map out a route I would recommend this book to others because it is an interesting way to include poems in a science related form, plus there are a few different styles of poems in this book I really think boys would love this book and any science lover or rock collector second grader I also like ho This poem book was interesting and I found it covering unique topic for a book of poems The illustrations we nice and pleasurable to look at I like how the poems traveled the Earth and seemed to map out a route I would recommend this book to others because it is an interesting way to include poems in a science related form, plus there are a few different styles of poems in this book I really think boys would love this book and any science lover or rock collector second grader I also like how the book has a section at the end titled endnotes and it has information on each poem and the actual location that inspired the poem It gives facts about each of the locations to help add a factual element to the sometimes playful poems It was my first experience with a poem book that focused on a science topic and I found it in my elementary school s library

  9. Amanda Amanda says:

    Awards NoneGrade Levels 1st 5thSummary Earthshake Poems from the Ground Up has poems that each touch on Science and Social Studies From the layers of the earth s crust to the north and south pole, the poems span a variety of topics The poems are each accompanied by an illustration depicting the poem s subject.Review I enjoyed this book of poems, though not as much as other poems for children I see high academic value in these poems as they touch a variety of topics and pull them together Awards NoneGrade Levels 1st 5thSummary Earthshake Poems from the Ground Up has poems that each touch on Science and Social Studies From the layers of the earth s crust to the north and south pole, the poems span a variety of topics The poems are each accompanied by an illustration depicting the poem s subject.Review I enjoyed this book of poems, though not as much as other poems for children I see high academic value in these poems as they touch a variety of topics and pull them together In my opinion they are not kid friendly or funny enough.In Class Uses Class Library, Read Aloud, Connecting Science Social studies to Poetry and literature

  10. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    Reading this picking out poems to read aloud next Friday at an elementary school I only picked one, but there were lots of good poems in here I just don t want to do a geological poetry reading, so I have other books I m looking at, too.

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