Dinosaur Science Poems for K-2

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K - 2nd, Homeschool
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Dinosaur science poems make a quick and easy way to Introduce factual dinosaur information into your STEM/STEAM lessons!

Science and language arts work together as a team in this content vocabulary rich collection of 34 short rhymes all about dinosaurs!

Each dinosaur poem is accompanied by a very realistic photograph taken at a dinosaur park, so there's plenty of high interest picture support to benefit all readers. The resource also includes a list of easy-to-use dinosaur teaching points.

Example from Dinosaur Science Poems for K-2:

The Dinosaurs Divided by Lorrie L. Birchall

The dinosaurs divided

in such a simple way.

Some of them were predators—

the rest became their prey.

Dinosaur Science Poems for K-2 includes:

Booklet: Poems # 1-8

  • The Dinosaur Name
  • Millions and Millions
  • Our Years on Earth
  • The Mesozoic Era
  • Never Together
  • Dinosaur Hatchlings
  • Dinosaur Sizes
  • Little Terrors

Booklet: Poems #9-16

  • The Dinosaurs Divided
  • An Herbivore’s Chore
  • Herbivore Teeth
  • Carnivore Teeth
  • Dinosaur Battle
  • Carnivores’ Dinner
  • Omnivores’ Dinner
  • The Sauropods

Booklet: Poems #17-24

  • Spinosaurus
  • Raptors
  • T-rex
  • Colossal
  • Triceratops
  • Stegosaurus
  • Ankylosaurus
  • Parasaurolophus

Booklet: Poems # 25-34

  • Dinosaurs on Every Continent
  • Pterosaur
  • Fossilized
  • Paleontologists
  • Fossil Footprints
  • Extinction
  • Prehistoric Creatures
  • Avian Dinosaurs

These (science content focused) short rhyming poems about dinosaurs are perfect for teaching targeted mini-lessons, dinosaur themed units, dinosaur learning center activities, and more...

Venture back in time (in rhyme) with some prehistoric science content poems all about dinosaurs!

Try out the sample FREEBIE of these dinosaur rhymes HERE!

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Lorrie L. Birchall

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This product is for you if you are looking for:

science poems, dinosaur reading activities, dinosaur activities, dinosaur STEM STEAM, Kindergarten, STEM activities

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.


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