poetry, poem of the week, nursery rhymes, Hey Diddle Diddle
A great way to introduce poetry to your students is to do a Poem of the Week! You can incorporate many literacy skills such as phonics, fluency, and even math and science. This unit the second in a series of Poems of the Week ~ Nursery Rhymes. This specific edition is based on the rhyme Hey Diddle Diddle.
The unit contains lesson plans for each day of the week, explaining what to do with the poem and activities to include as enrichment. I've included a possible layout of the materials included to use in your Poetry Center or Area.
The unit also contains the following:
~Poem sentence strips for your pocket chart
~Poem of the Week Banner to hang in Center
~Sight Word Poster that highlights sight words of the week
~Activities for each day of the week:
Upper and Lowercase Letter Match Center
Character Headbands for Reenactment of Poem
Poem Big Book
~Many Printables to accompany each activity
~Sight Word Focus Homework for each day
~Student Easy Reader
~Additional Enrichment Center and Activities
CVC Rhyming Word Center with Real Photos
Upper/Lowercase Whole Group Game
Sight Word Center
6 Extra Printables (Math, Literacy)
Please see the preview for a glimpse at this Poem of the Week Unit!
The first unit, The Itsy Bitsy Spider can be found here.