Each of the Common Core ELA standards listed below is met through this poetry unit for 1st grade, using eight examples of classic poetry in a ready-to-print, no-prep packet! Take two weeks (4 days each week + one for catch-up/review) having your students complete a unique poetry packet that introduces multiple skills using a variety of unique, classical poetry examples!
Included in your purchase:
• A ready-to-print poetry packet, containing the poem, author and activities.
• Completed lesson plans and answer key, ready to implement (with common core guidelines noted). No prep needed!
CCSS guidelines met in this poetry unit:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1, “With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.2, “With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3, “With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.4, “Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.5, “Recognize common types of texts”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.6, “Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7, “Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting or events”
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.10, “With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1”.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use:
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
Use common, proper, and possessive nouns.
Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.