Included is one poem and one song with pictures to match the text. Both are perfect for October and for working on beginning sounds and phonological awareness skills and also sight word recognition.
The first poem is called "Pumpkins Everywhere." Simple, repetitive text that makes it easy for students to catch on quick and read along with the teacher. Sight words: by, the
The second is a song called "It's Halloween Night" and sung to the tune of "The Farmer in the Dell." Students will manipulate the beginning sound of some familiar things they would see on Halloween and produce a new rhyme. Sight words: the, I, see, a
Copy the poem and the song onto sentence strips for the pocket chart and cut out the matching pictures for two fabulous read along activities your students can do as a whole group and as a literacy center!