40 pages of fun poems to review sounds and word families. Follows decoding standards 1st-3rd grade. Short vowels, long vowels, consonant blends, diagraphs, diphthongs, r controlled vowels. Created to fill in gaps that 3rd and 4th grade students have to enable them to read on grade level. Differentiated levels. Use as a packet to take home to read to parents. Use as a packet to keep in student's desk for practice activities. Use as a small group activity for struggling students. Use as a center activity for reading practice or partner reading while teacher is working with the rest of the class. No teacher prep. You can use this all year. Field tested for two years successfully. Students gave all poems high recommendations. Use with EL students. Literacy centers. Homework packets. Every teacher should have this handy tool for the few students who need extra help.