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Honeyy would be a nice book to have in your collection however. Her love ranges from the way her cousin talks to taking rides in the car. Pre K – 3rd Grade 3. The illustrations even allow the reader or audience to understand the little girl’s playful personality better. You could really tell how much she enjoys the company of her friend by the poem.

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I found it a fun read. Of course with the younger children, vacation and Summer will be great vocabulary words to expand on. This format was different then most poetry books, and I thought this was a uoney thing because it reveals how simple poetry can be.

When this poem was first published in in Honey, I Love and Other Love PoemsEloise Greenfield reminded us that love can be found just about anywhere. The story line was ok. She looks pretty in bows and shiny things, she loves to dance and sing, and even jump-rope. In some of her poems she talks about her best friend Lessie.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. She also brought up her cousin from the south. We walked to the park. Definitely a classic to share with children of all grade levels!

I found Honey, I Love to be an easy, enjoyable read. This picture book version is over a dozen years old now and its age is showing. The main character, and the narrator, goes through all the things she loves about her family.


Pre-K- Kindergarten Classroom uses: Jun 25, Jaelyn J. Grades Grade Equivalent Level: It was very easy to read and understand and the illustrations were done well. She even mentions how she loves her cousin’s southern accent. The teacher would already have some lines put together and the students would have to fill in the blanks end of the line using the phonemic awareness skills i. This works very well as a mentor text for young poets, or simply for a splash of fun dloise the day.

I love the original collection of poems by Eloise Greenfield. This book reminds me so much of how my Summers were when I was growing up. Gilchrist’s narrator is a charmer that I believe we can all fall in love with.

Honey, I Love

The main character also discusses different aspects of her life, like taking a ride to the farm with greenfielc family. To practice phonemic awareness with my Pre-K students, we would create our own poem and pictures about summer. I know kids will love this book because they will love the pictures and relatable story.

Filled with many short stories about different people, including Harriet Tubman and her bravery, Honey, I Love is an excellent teaching tool for poetry and rhyming.

Honey, I love written by Eloise Greenfield was originally a poem published in greenfiedl book along with other poems written by Ms.

Another great part of this poetry book was the art and illustrations.

Some of the things she includes are the way her cousin talks and the way her mama’s arm. This was an okay poetry book. It is a book intended for children ages 2 and up. It also teaches them to appreciate life and the little things in it.


Honey, I Love by Eloise Greenfield

All children will be able to relate to at least one thing described in this book. The illustrations went along with it perfectly as well a child would definitely be able to look at the pictures and tell exactly what the author wrote. From a visit from her cousin, to a hose on a hot day, to the joy of laughing with friends, Eloise Greenfield reminds us it is important to find joy in the little things.

She discusses her friend Lessie, her Aunt Roberta, and her cousin from the South. May 30, Racheal rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 04, Megan Willis rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a sweet book about loving everything around you.

I would then have them place the words as an outline for that noun. I spent every Summer in Alabama until I was about 15, and although I have no siblings, I have many cousins that were like my siblings growing up. The text is enhanced with the vibrant watercolor paintings of Jan Spivey Gilchrist. We can then make our own picture book using the student’s drawing. Feb 10, Kelly rated it it was amazing.

A- The illustrations are endearing and warm, they help bring the words to life. Vocabulary expansion along with their shared experiences will make great classroom discussion! Honey, I Love, by Eloise Greenfield, is collection of poems written by a young girl. Apr 30, Madison rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book could be used for a poetry lesson, but it can also be used when discussing repetition or rhyme.