Center Focus

Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink

  1. Have your students read Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink by Diane de Groat.
  2. In the story, Gilbert, the main character, writes rhyming valentines for his classmates.
  3. Have your students write poems for their classmates. You may want to have them write poems for specific students, so that nobody is left out.
  4. You may want to incorporate this with a Valentine-making center as well so that they can write the poem and decorate.

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