Mary, Mary Quite Contrary (K-1 Literacy Pack)
This is the first in a series of Nursery Rhymes that will strengthen your student’s knowledge about rhyme and rhythm through reading and writing about this Nursery Rhyme.
KWHL - As a grade list the things you know about Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, want to know about Mary Quite Contrary, How will we find this out? and our new Learning about Mary Quite Contrary.
Word Splashes - Around each picture record words to describe it. Discuss adjectives, verbs and nouns.
Text formats – Poster for display, Booklet to copy and staple. Then cut in half and it produces two books. Add illustrations as you read.
Cards to sort in order and use for read the room.
Writing - Beginning, middle and end Interactive. Note page and side graphics for stories
Prompts include - If I were Mary I would….My favourite flower is…I love gardening, Journal page and a cover for the whole grade to make a book for shared reading.
Read the Room - Copy the recording sheet and display the cards around the room to find. Find each card, the title has already been done for you. Write down what the card says for 1, 2 and 3 in the correct space. This will give you the whole Nursery Rhyme. Make sure the capitals and punctuation are in the right spot. This will help when you read it back.
Puzzle - Color copy and laminate. Match the puzzle pieces and then put them in the correct order.