Included in this product are 15 pages (19 POEMS) of poems with word count to help your students improve FLUENCY. Each poem includes a picture.
Most of the POEMS are fun loving, silly poems by Ken Nesbitt, Shel Silverstein ect.
The others are Harriet Tubman by Eloise Greenfield,
September By Helen Hunt Jackson,
A Bird Came Down the Walk By Emily Dickinson.
Each page has between 101 and 170 WORDS (some pages have more than one poem) and one poem - SARAH CYNTHIA SYLVIA STOUT WOULD NOT TAKE THE GARBAGE OUT
By Shel Silverstein is broken into two pages/two parts because it is very lengthy.
Pages with more than one poem have words numbered continuously and are considered 1 FLUENCY PASSAGE -
If you would like to time and chart the words per minute, download my free product (link provided on last page of product.) This includes blank charts and explicit instructions for REPEAT READS to teach FLUENCY.
I have also included other ideas for using POETRY for FLUENCY practice.