This poem encourages oral recitation along with memory comprehension skills for Kindergarten or First Graders. I have used it to reinforce recognizing rhyming words and generating word families with words from the poem. We would recite the poem during our circle time and as a 5 minute filler.
At the end of the month, Kindergarteners can illustrate their turkey and even dictate a small story about their turkey. First Graders can write a short short about their.