Updated 8/11/16 -Ready for a FUN, end of the year activity? This packet of poetry includes 8 original poems about Canadian animals! Photocopy each set back to front and then have students practice reading/rapping each poem. Then, each student must read the poem to 10 other students, who must sign the back with their name Poetry Reading 101 - begin!!!
General Student Directions:
Students must practice reading the poem with a clear voice, good pace and expression.
Students must read the poem to ten other classmates.
After listening to the poem, each classmate must either sign their name or colour a picture on the back of the sheet.
Once students have collected ten names, they must return to their desk to colour the picture on the front page.
Included in this packet are:
Meet and Greet: “Orca, Orca”
Meet and Greet: “Brown Bear, Brown Bear”
Meet and Greet: “Beaver Bob”
Meet and Greet: “Bill Bison”
Meet and Greet: “‘Honk, Honk,” said the Goose’”
Meet and Greet: “‘Grunt, Grunt,” said the Moose’”
Meet and Greet: “Totem Pole”
Meet and Greet: “Caribou”
Meet and Greet: “Arctic Fox”
Meet and Greet: “Polar Bear”
Meet and Greet: “Arctic Hare”
Meet and Greet: “Baby Seals”
Meet and Greet: “Walrus, Walrus”
Reading, Pace and Expression Assessment
I can read clearly so that my audience can understand.
I can read at a good pace.
I can read with expression.
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Also, be sure to check out my FREE Buggy Rapping Packet that follows the same idea as this packet!