Did you know that chickens eat rocks? They do! Read on to find out how eating small rocks is good for chickens and why grit is an important part of their diet.
Why Do Chickens Eat Rocks?
A chicken’s regular diet consists of grains, seeds, insects, and grasses, all things that need to be chewed to be properly digested. There’s just one small problem – chickens don’t have teeth. So, how do they chew their food? Backwards, of course!
Learn about ekphrastic poetry and use our free printable worksheet to write an ekphrastic poem of your own!
What is an Ekphrastic Poem?
An ekphrastic poem is a poem inspired by a work of art. Ekphrastic poems help give words to the feelings inspired by works of art and can amplify the meaning of the artwork. The poem can tell the story of the scene in a painting, express the feelings of the poet as he or she looks at a piece of art, or evencontain an imagined dialogue between subjects in the artwork or between the artist and his or her creation. Continue reading
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