#40: Gertrude and Alice Learning Targets (a book spine poem)


This was a happy accident.  These books were pretty much in this order on my desktop, so, inspired by a recent book spine photo I saw in The Mighty Social Network, I decided to “craft” my first book spine poem.  And I love the idea that the company suggested by the following titles would have not a few things to say about current fads in education reform.  What would Gertrude Stein have to say about writing rubrics, for example.  I also like how I worked my hair into the photo of the poem. So here goes a very slight thing.

Gertrude and Alice Learning Targets

The river Why
contested Will,
Gertrude and Alice
learning targets,
rethinking rubrics.

Published by michaeljarmer

I'm a public high school English teacher, fiction writer, poet, and musician in Portland, Oregon

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