Honey, I Love was one of the first books of poetry we read in my first grade class, so I wanted to see if I could approach it from a new perspective beyond simple enjoyment, thirteen years later. Share Poetry and pass out bookmarks: Let students who want to read their poems … In this creative writing lesson, students listen to Brigitte Minne's book, "I Love" or Eloise Greenfield's poem "Honey I Love, " and write about the things they love. IN COLLECTIONS. Now, twenty-five years later, she and celebrated chil To one young narrator, it's the simple things that mean the most, like sharing laughter with a friend, taking family rides in the country, and kissing her mama's arm. V. Writing Poetry: Either as a whole class or individually, ask students to write a poem about what they love starting with the first three lines of “Honey, I Love:” I love I love a lot of things, a whole lot of things 15 min Like VI. Honey, I love, and other love poems by Eloise Greenfield. Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers. Publication date 1978 Topics African Americans -- Juvenile poetry, Children's poetry, American, Love poetry, American, American poetry -- African American authors Publisher Crowell Collection inlibrary ... 14 day loan required to access EPUB and PDF files. When this poem was first published in 1978 in Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems, Eloise Greenfield reminded us that love can be found just about anywhere. Students write about things they love.