Does it make me a bad mother if I back my van up under an orange tree, then make my son climb up there to pick for me. :) He's so good to me. He would do just about anything I asked of him.
We're covering Limericks tomorrow in our British Lit class, and reading C.S. Lewis too. I ran across a really good site for poetry with printable ideas and guides. I hope you find it useful in the education of your older homeschoolers.
It's called Read Think Write.
I have had tremendous success teaching poetry this year. That is the one thing I tought the kids would hate, since poetry isn't so popular these days. My students beg me for poetry assignments. What??? I can't believe it. Maybe that's what's wrong with all these uncivilized, sociopathic teenagers in the news everyday. They aren't reading enough classic literature (see Fahrenheit 451).
Enjoy and be blessed.