Students will love these fun and engaging activities for Jack and Jill, Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffet, Little Boy Blue, and Hey Diddle Diddle
, and will build oral and written language skills at the same time! This unit includes posters, sentence strips, character necklaces, writing templates, bookmaking materials, and teaching notes
for all five rhymes. Perfect for all kindergarten and first grade students, including English Language Learners. Use them in centers, small groups, and with the whole class.
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Activities and Materials:
•Let's Chant and Sing!
Includes 5 color-coded rhyme charts for chanting and reading the rhymes in parts
•Fun With Words!
Includes two kinds of sentence strips and three high-interest pocket chart games!
•Act It Out!
Everyone is sure to want a turn to help perform the rhymes, many times! Do you want to be Humpty Dumpty or the wall?
It's time to meet and interview the characters on the Hot Seat, while building skill in asking and answering questions. Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall? Let's interview the wall and find out!
•Time to Write!
It's easy to write a new version of the rhymes using the templates and scaffolds in this section!
Wrap up the unit with one or more culminating activities from this section: Make a Mother Goose Rhyme book, play Mime-a-Rhyme or Tea Party, or stage Mother Goose Rhyme Theater as a grand finale! (Don't forget to invite the parents!)
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