poetry, poem of the week, nursery rhymes, Itsy Bitsy Spider
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 is a first in a series of Poems of the Week ~ Nursery Rhymes. This specific edition is based on the Itsy Bitsy Spider.
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:
Beginning Sound Pocket Chart Activity
Character Headbands for Reenactment of Poem
Sight Word Board Game
Poem Big Book
~Many Printables to accompany each activity
~Sight Word Focus Homework for each day
~Student Easy Reader
~Additional Enrichment Center and Activities
Letter Matching Center
6 Extra Printables (Math, Literacy)
Please see the preview for a glimpse at this Poem of the Week Unit!