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Read, write, and complete word work with poems.
These are perfect for your literacy centers, introducing students to a new genre, as well as posting in the room.
Contains 4 poems.
The poems focus on special events in that month or the season.
A sheet with the poems for the month written on it to share with parents at home.
A poster of the poem to use as a visual in your room.
A bookmark with the poem on it for kiddos to keep in their reading materials.
An activity page focusing on "reading for detail".
The poem is at the top and activities that follow use common core comprehension skills.
A cut and paste page for putting the poem in order and then creating an illustration to support the theme of the poem.
Follow up activites tied to the poem stressing either writing or word work skills.
This has been a tremendous addition to my classroom curriculum this year and I think it will be helpful to you too!!