Using the public domain nursery rhyme A, Apple Pie from Mother Goose, your students will get the opportunity to practice context, words, compare and contrast as well as reflection!
Go over the nursery rhyme supplied in the product.
Main Activity: They will create their own modern version of the nursery rhyme (instruction included)
Three Supplemental Activities are included:
- Letter, Where Art Thou?: The nursery rhyme skips are few letters. This activity has students reflect why they think this has been done and then asks students to create alphabet cards for those missing letters for apple pie.
- Mirror, Mirror: Students use 4 of the alphabet cards to compare and contrast students from that era to students of today.
- What are you saying?: 4 alphabet cards ask students to reword what the author was saying using synonyms and their own words.