Poems to Learn - Practice reading aloud this poem. Listen to the poem as you read it. Read it many times. Think about the images (pictures) in your mind that you see as you hear the poem. What senses come to mind? How does the poet use sensory details to describe what you see, taste, touch, feel, and hear in the poem. Think about the feelings that you understand. Think about what the poem means to you. Begin to memorize the poem. You might try to memorize it away from your desk at home - in the car, while putting away your clothes, during a walk, etc. Recite the poem with expression that fits it. Be prepared to recite the poem to the class. Bring a prop, an object that has some connection to the poem, to hold while you recite the poem to the class. Click the link to access the poem. Have fun learning this poem!Choose 1 poem to memorize from the poems below. Explain why you chose the poem, who would enjoy it, what are your favorite images and lines, and what feelings does it give to you. As you did before, bring a prop that has some connection to the poem, to hold while you recite the poem to the class. Be sure to start by saying the poem's title and the name of the poet if it is known.