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Apple Poetry Unit: Apple Dapple Rhymes Printables & PowerPoint for Reading K-2

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Save 25% and buy the bundle! This product includes everything in the following resources, also available separately:
Apple Dapple Rhymes PowerPoint E-Book
Apple Dapple Rhymes Printables

Have fun with apple rhymes while beginning readers learn basic skills! This resource includes fifteen traditional rhymes that can be used for whole group mini-lessons, small group practice, partner reading, and individual practice. The rhymes included range from simple four-line verses to some with ten to twelve lines. This variety enables you to accommodate a variety of beginning readers. All of the rhymes can be read aloud to students and used for instruction of pre-reading skills with teacher-support. Choose just a few, several, or all of the rhymes to meet your instructional goals.

The PowerPoint E-Book includes animated text and graphics keep young learners engaged during instruction. It's perfect for use with an interactive whiteboard or on an iPad with the free SlideShark app. The Printables provide copies of the rhymes for use with students. Suggestions for instructional activities are included. Full-color printable "posters" (8.5 x 11") are also included for use in a bulletin board display, in centers, or put together as a book. English Language Arts Common Core State Standards in the area of reading for kindergarten, first, and second grades are identified so that it will fit into your lesson plans.

Most of the graphics used in this resource were created by author/illustrator Loreen Leedy.
The font is Century Gothic.

Please see the preview download to view the Printables and Posters. The printable posters are very similar to the PowerPoint slides.

Here are the specific items included with your purchase:
* A 21-page animated Apple Dapple Rhymes PowerPoint E-Book with 15 rhymes.
* Fifteen b&w printable rhyme pages for student use (portrait view)
* An option cover page if you'd like to bind rhymes into a book
* Six printable worksheet activities
* Detailed notes and suggested activities (6 pages)
* Fifteen color 8.5" x 11" posters that can be printed for display, bound into a book for reading aloud, etc. (landscape view)

Depending on the focus of your instruction, these rhymes can be used to support instruction of the following Common Core State Standards:

ELA-Literacy.RL.K.5 Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).
ELA-Literacy.RL.K.10 Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2a Recognize and produce rhyming words.

First Grade:
ELA-Literacy.RL.1.4 Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
ELA-Literacy.RL.1.10 With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.4b Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.

Second Grade
ELA-Literacy.RL.2.4 Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4b Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.

All of the materials are included in a compressed file
(aka "zipped" file). When you download it, you will find three files: a PowerPoint file, a PDF file with the printables in portrait view, and a PDF file with color posters in landscape view. Click on "extract all files" and the files will open normally in PowerPoint and PDF.

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