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Phonics and fun? This 75 page phonics poetry anthology includes 133 rhyming poems designed for targeted phonics instruction and fluency building. Phonics teaching doesn't have to be dry or boring! phonics, phonics poetry, phonics poems, phonics
This FREE mini-lesson reviews haiku poetry. It shows the format for writing haiku poems, as well as gives examples of original haiku poems. Students will create and write their own haiku poems on the designated topics: springtime, a frog, and rain.
The FREE November A Poem Each Week has arrived! Poetry is great for read alouds and introducing and reviewing standards. This month we are looking at four Thanksgiving poems by Jack Prelutsky. Ate Too Much Thanksgiving Day Parade The Turkey
26 original and fun animal poems that make learning letters, sounds, punctuation, sight words, and much more a meaningful learning experience. This unit includes: -Two sets of labels: Poetry Noebook & Poetry Journal -Two sets of directions for
Groundhog Day Groundhog Day offers limitless possibilities for science, research exposure and literacy. My kindergarten kids love learning about the “groundhog myth” and singing the “Groundhog song” as they pretend to be little groundhogs. Each
The new common core standards will require students to relate their story and essay writing to two-three passages of text. The text may be nonfiction, fiction, articles, charts, quotes, or poetry. This writing prompt contains three texts for the
With step-by-step instructions, the teacher leads students through the writing process. Utilizing a variety of helpful tools (5-sense poetry flaps, anchor chart, poetry toolbox minibook), they create 5-sense descriptive poetry, ultimately matted on
This is a unit based upon the novel "The Watsons Go To Birmingham" by Christopher Paul Curtis. It has been aligned to the new common core standards. You will be receiving everything you need to teach this unit! You are receiving 3 1/2 weeks of
The pack contains nine pages. Included: Nursery Rhyme Page Alphabet Letters Numbers Prewriting Practice Patterns Tracing Letters C and D Which One is Different?
These colorful 8.5 x 11 signs displays acrostics for the word "welcome." The theme centers around polka dots and owls. There are 4 versions including: Christ centered with teacher's name plate, Christ centered without teacher's name, student
This game allows opportunities for beginner readers to practice fluency through telling jokes, tongue twisters, echo reading, and poetry.
Tired of the same teaching themes and you want a change? After coming across the book A House is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman, I decided to do a unit on Homes (and Family) in lieu of The Gingerbread Man in December. The potential of the
VALENTINE HAPPY NEW EDITION! VALENTINE Happy is an innovation of the poem Jack-O Happy. It is a 6 sentence rhyme that young children easily learn to read because of the repetition and easy sight words. Each month, I introduce a new variation of
This poetry lesson is based on The Important Book written by Margaret Wise Brown. It includes teaching instructions, worksheet template for students, and student writing samples. General directions for writing poetry with primary students are
Halloween poem that is great for shared reading. Have students help you fill in the blanks. If you enjoy this freebie--please comment. Thank you!!
Poetry Unit: A Published Poetry Book This file is a complete poetry unit for grades 3-6 grades. Teachers will receive both a genre book report as well as a writing unit. The pieces can be used together or separately. Everything is ready to print
Do you teach your students sayings & phrases? They're useful to know and students love learning them. This book has conveniently numbered pages, a table of contents, and each page contains the saying with a writing line for the student to copy
This set includes the following: 2 Original Poems with A Snow/Winter Theme 1 Page of Common Core Alignment 1 Page of Thinking Strategy Alignment 1 Making Making Mental Images Graphic Organizer 1 Making Inferences Graphic Organizer 1 Winter Themed
This is the first in the series of activities for figurative language. Students match 5 figurative language words with their definitions and examples. An answer key is included and makes it easy for students to check their own work and make
I created this simple form to use with my students during our Poetry Unit. I hope you find this freebie helpful. Here are a few suggestions I have when using this form: *Type the poem you want your students to analyze in the empty box on the left.
It Was So Cold.... Printable Little Book, Matching Classroom Book, Memory Card Game This was created for all the TEACHERS living in VERY COLD regions. BRRRR! Forecasters on every television station are reporting that a HUGE snow storm is on it’s
Lucy Calkins Writers Workshop Curriculum, Narrative, Informational, Research, Picture Book, Magazine, Poetry, Writers Workshop, Writing There's nothing better than having your ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR of WRITING PLANNED & READY TO GO! Which is
SHAMROCK HAPPY NEW EDITION! SHAMROCK Happy is an innovation of the poem Jack-O Happy. It is a 6 sentence rhyme that young children easily learn to read because of the repetition and easy sight words. Each month, I introduce a new variation of
What better time to explore a famous poem, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” than during December, which leads up to “the season of giving”? This delightful poem introduces The Grinch, one of Dr. Seuss’ most memorable characters, and give us much to
This 24-page list is an excellent source of literary terms and targets AP English Literature students. This list may also be used for Pre-AP students. In addition to the definitions, many literary examples have also been added to make this very
April is Poetry Month! Add some magic to your curriculum with this Dragon themed poetry unit! Included: -5 scripted lesson plans (one for creating background knowledge for dragons, three for using Jack Prelutsky's dragon themed poetry as a
**See preview for updated Christmas photos. With step-by-step instructions, you'll teach students to create 3-D art displays to brighten any season or holiday. Diamante poems accentuate the artwork and review parts of speech (nouns, verbs,
This free product is meant to get kids moving while at the same time helping them to identify rhyming verse in a fun way! This product is an original spring-themed rhyming chant with four rhyming word pairs. I use this as a small circle game and
See all the Comprehension Checks/Book Reports by downloading the preview! Comprehension Checks/Book Reports require: A student name, date, book title, author, genre, reading level, and number of pages Student response to GENRE SPECIFIC questions
St. Patrick's Day Limerick Workshop - Write a Poem This is a fun worksheet for St. Patrick's Day. Write a limerick. Good for older kids and younger.
Here are 5 different poems children can write based on these literature books: The Important Book By Margaret Wise Brown One of Those Days by Amy Krouse Rosenthal Kindness is Cooler by Margery Cuyler Its Not Fair by Amy Krouse Rosenthal Someday by
Here are 5 different poems children can write about their favorite pet - whether they own one or wish for one. 1. My Pet ___________ The Important Thing about My Pet (based on the book The Important Book By Margaret Wise Brown If I Were A
Odyssey Quiz Books 11-12: Odysseus encounters several well-known challenges: he journeys to the underworld, passes the Sirens, Skylla, Charybdis, and the sun god, Helios. This is a multiple choice quiz and key, useful as a reading check and
Similes are fun to teach with poetry! Here is a sample of 5 poems from the larger collection of poems with similes in my TpT store: Mentor Poems for Teaching Similes I hope you enjoy this sampling of poems for teaching similes! Lorrie L.
16 Favorite nursery rhymes for children to memorize, recite, and read in the classroom and at home. Consider printing the cover in pink and binding or stapling this collection. From "Parents as Partners in Kindergarten and Early Literacy" by
Critter Writing Poetry is a workbook designed to work with Mary Ann Hoberman's anthology The Llama Who Had No Pajama. This curriculum guides 3rd-6th graders as they collect words, learn elements of poetry, create, write and publish various kinds of
Ten original poems based on stories from the Old Testament of the Bible. Includes Noah, Jonah, Elijah, David and Goliath, Daniel, Moses, and Abraham. Great for introducing Bible characters and for reviewing Bible stories. Look for New Testament
Odyssey Quiz Book 10: Odysseus receives the bag of winds, and encounters Circe. This is a multiple choice quiz and key, useful as a reading check and springboard for discussion.
This poetry unit teaches students about 9 types of poetry. A study guide that includes the definition of each of the 9 types of poetry along with examples. Also included is a poetry project and a rubric. Types of poetry included are... - Acrostic
Insects: Includes Butterfly Life Cycle FUN Math and Literacy and Science Unit Includes: Insect Facts Butterfly Life Cycle Insect Body Parts True / False How To: Critter Jar Insect Report Insect BINGO Butterfly BUMP! Poems Riddles Classroom
Poetry- 5 Senses- Writing- Summer - Winter - Fall- Spring- Science This Poetry FREEBIE includes templates for your students to write a poem using their 5 senses. A great way to integrate Creative Writing with Science. Included is a blank template
This is a matching activity with term, definition and example, and is great to introduce after mastering the Figurative Language Matching Game. Students match definitions to example cards which helps them analyze classical writing in order to
Nursery rhymes can be a wonderful tool for developing sound rhythms and expressive language. This sight word packet will assist in this development and work on sight word recognition and writing. Suggested activities for this packet are: 1.) Read
Whooo's looking for an integrated K-3 thematic unit about owls? Look no further! This unit contains creative writing, art, cooking, reading informational text, understanding a food chain, math (even or odd, standard measurement), and alphabetizing.
Ten poems for kids based on New Testament Bible stories and passages, including birth of Jesus, calling of the disciples, Zacchaeus, Paul, the Prodigal Son, the Good Samaritan, and Mary and Martha. Look for a set of ten Old Testament poems in my
Odyssey Quiz Book 21: Penelope sets up the challenge of the bow and the axes for Odysseus and the suitors. This is a multiple choice quiz and key, useful as a reading check and springboard for discussion.
Odyssey Quiz Books 22-23: Odysseus fights the suitors and reveals himself to Penelope. This is a multiple choice quiz and key, useful as a reading check and springboard for discussion.
It is fun to teach poetry, but the truth is that few standardized tests or secondary English courses require students to write poems. That is why this lesson moves from prose to poetry, and then returns to prose again as students write short
This is a whimsical collection of poetry for children from Knowledge Jewels. There are five fun poems in this collection relating to butterflies, self-esteem, flowers, policemen, and the sand. Useful for teaching language arts, poetry writing,