Weekly poems and activities for the entire school year! Teach a poem of the week each week using these versatile differentiated poems and activities to build literacy skills and reading fluency. This bundle includes 5 different poems for 10 months. That's a total of 50 poems & practice activities in 1 bundle!
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**The price will continue to grow as new months are added. The final price will be $40 giving you 2 free months!**
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This is a GROWING BUNDLE and a collection of my monthly Poetry Mat resources. Growing means that not all months are included yet! Each month is or will be added to the shop individually the month before or earlier. Simply re-download the bundle from your purchases to grab the newly released months!
**PLEASE NOTE: Many of the poems included in the Poetry Mats resources are the same poems included in the TOP SELLING Poem of the Week BUNDLE
! Use both resources together to provide more options for practice.
What is included in Poetry Mats!
A poem is included on each mat, as well as 3-4 activities to build a ton of skills.
There are 4 different mats included for each poem!
#1 - Student reads the poem and completes 4 activities, including answering questions and illustrating the poem.
#2 - Student reads the poem and completes 4 activities, including letterboxes, connecting, and sequencing.
#3 - Student reads the poem and completes 4 activities, including filling in missing words and completing parts.
#4 - Student reads the poem and completes 3 activities, including rewriting the poem and completing a series of tasks.
*Additional pages are provided for Canadian users which include Canadian spelling and content if necessary. Extra pages included with Canadian content, if applicable.
Look at the PREVIEW
for a look at Poetry Mats up close and the variety of activities included!
Skills covered in Poetry Mats!
*Answering comprehension questions
*Finding rhyming words
*Grammar & parts of speech
*Using context clues
& so much more!
4 ways to use Poetry Mats in your classroom!
1. Print and use Poetry Mats in your small groups to practice so many important skills!
2. Shrink and print Poetry Mats and use in interactive poetry notebooks!
3. Copy Poetry Mats back to back with the cover page to create a booklet!
4. Copy and put Poetry Mats into a folder. Use for morning work or fast finishers!
5 Reasons Why YOU NEED Poetry Mats!
1. Poetry mats are perfect for independent practice of the poem of the week and help build beginner reading skills and fluency.
2. Poetry Mats are differentiated to meet the needs of your learners. With the different variations, there is something for all.
3. The original poems are related to seasons, connected to holidays and celebrations, and are about topics kids can relate to.
4. Each poem can be taught whole class and then practiced in small groups, independently, or as a center activity.
5. Poetry Mats help build reading confidence and kids love them!
View the previews and individual resources included...
September - Back to School Poetry Mats (Included NOW. Click HERE
to view the product on its own)
Poems: 1. September, 2. I'm a Little Student, 3. The School Bus, 4. Apples, 5. Good-bye Summer, Hello Fall
October Poetry Mats (Included NOW. Click HERE
to view the product on its own)
Poems: 1. Pumpkins, 2.Spiders, 3.Bats, 4. Falling Leaves, 5. Fire Safety (6. Thanksgiving - for Canadian buyers. Available in November as well)
November Poetry Mats
(COMING IN SEPTEMBER 2017)
Poems: 1. Veteran's Day/Remembrance Day, 2. I'm a Little Spaceship, 3. Owl, 4. My Plate, 5. Turkey Time, (6. Thanksgiving - for US buyers. Available in October as well)
December Poetry Mats
(COMING IN NOVEMBER 2017)
Poems: 1. Santa, 2. I Love Christmas, 3. It's Snowing, 4. Gingerbread, 5. The Christmas Tree
January Poetry Mats
(COMING IN DECEMBER 2017)
Poems: 1. My Winter Friend, 2. Happy New Year, 3. He Had a Dream, 4. Penguin Waddle, 5. 100 Days
February Poetry Mats
(COMING IN JANUARY 2017)
Poems: 1. Valentine's Day, 2. Dragon Dance, 3. Groundhog Day, 4. Being a Friend, 5. Things I Love
March Poetry Mats
(COMING IN FEBRUARY 2017)
Poems: 1. Lucky, Little Leprechaun, 2. Community Helpers, 3. Open a Book, 4. Raindrops, 5. Teamwork
April Poetry Mats
(COMING IN MARCH 2017)
Poems: 1. Earth Day, 2. One Spring Day, 3. Easter Bunny, 4. Feelings, 5. Spring
May Poetry Mats
(COMING IN APRIL 2017)
Poems: 1. Mother's Day, 2. Amazing Animals, 3. Move Your Body, 4. Loose Tooth, 5. Growing a Rainbow
June Poetry Mats
(COMING IN MAY 2017)
Poems: 1. Beach Exploring, 2. Swimming in the Sea, 3. School's Over, 4. My Watch, 5. Dino Romp
You can view all of the monthly MATS resources, as well as other months of Poetry Mats HERE
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