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POETRY UNIT: Animal Poems, Poetry Activities, Poetry Elements, Animal Habitats

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POETRY UNIT: Poetry Possibilities for Animal Poems

POETRY POSSIBILITIES for ANIMAL POEMS is a science and literacy unit that incorporates multiple subjects through poetry. This collection of 12 animal poems provides teaching points, skill lessons, and activities custom designed for each poem. It masterfully combines language arts with science.

This product is CCSS aligned.

Teaching Points include:
• Stanzas
• Quatrains
• Tercets
• Alphabet poems
• Assonance
• Couplets
• Rhyme scheme
• Repetition
• Meter and foot
• Point of view
• Onomatopoeia
Skill lessons topics include:
• Suffixes
• Pronouns
• Vowels
• Punctuation
• Contractions
• Vocabulary
• Counting down
• Ordinal numbers
• Fluency
• Reading for meaning
• Self-checking
• Articles
• Grammar
Activities include:
• Text innovations
• Cloze reading
• Craftivities
Animal concepts covered:
• Hibernation
• Habitat
• Special group names
• Special names for animal family members
• Food chains

The range of reading levels in these poems makes them appropriate to both primary and intermediate classrooms. This should allow the teacher to accommodate students reading above or below grade level. The poems are copy ready, making them easy to add to your students’ poetry anthologies.

Included in this poetry unit is the stand alone product, Animal Ordinal Numbers Task Cards.

You may be interested in these Poetry Possibilities units, as well:
Black History Month Poetry Possibilities
Poetry Possibilities for Water Poems
100th Day of School Poetry Possibilities


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Total Pages
39
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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POETRY UNIT: Animal Poems, Poetry Activities, Poetry Eleme
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