My students love to work with poems! The rhythm, the rhyme, and the mystery of identifying missing words keeps them engaged and enthusiastic as they develop their reading skills.
This simple poem about apples doesn't overwhelm, and is a great introduction to interactive text.
To include a counting component for math, I've added pages where you can dictate how many apples should be added to the apple tree. Students can draw/color, or use a small apple die cut, or even paint apples on to the tree!
The reassembled poem page can easily be added to any autumn apple artwork (ooh, alliteration!) that your students create.
Directions: Print packet or add to interactive whiteboard slides.
Read poem, and identify missing words.
Print page 14 so students can cut, assemble, and glue the poem into proper order.
Pages 15 and 16 are the add-some-apples coloring and
Thanks for checking out my store for other homeschool, early childhood, kindergarten, and fine-motor-practice-appropriate ELA and Math packs!