POETRY UNIT: Poetry Possibilities for Animal Poems
Animals are always a hit with children and these animal poems will be, too! POETRY POSSIBILITIES for ANIMAL POEMS
is a collection of 12 poems. Each poem has a teaching point, as well as skill lessons and activities custom designed for it. This product is CCSS aligned.
Teaching Points include:
• Alphabet poems
• Rhyme scheme
• Meter and foot
• Point of view
Skill lessons topics include:
• Counting down
• Ordinal numbers
• Reading for meaning
• Text innovations
• Cloze reading
Animal concepts covered:
• Special group names
• Special names for animal family members
• Food chains
The range of reading levels in these poems makes them appropriate to both primary and intermediate classrooms. This should allow the teacher to accommodate students reading above or below grade level. The poems are copy ready, making them easy to add to your students’ poetry anthologies.
Included in this poetry unit is the stand alone product, Animal Ordinal Numbers Task Cards
You may be interested in these Poetry Possibilities units, as well:
• Black History Month Poetry Possibilities
• Poetry Possibilities for Water Poems
• 100th Day of School Poetry Possibilities
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