Here are 15 fun and colorfully illustrated original poems by award-winning and best-selling author, poet, and teacher Babs Bell Hajdusiewicz. These poems are perfect for your language modeling in theme after theme across the curriculum and per CLASS goals.
Use with themes: Movement; Shapes; Safety. Poetry works to engage students to listen and talk! Read aloud these kid-proven fingerplays and action plays, and your students will say: Do it again!
Research and experience tell us that repeated readalouds provide for language modeling that builds phonemic awareness skills–the crucial preparation for reading and writing.
Read and reread these 15 rhymes for your students to own words and ideas they can use in daily living. With these rhymes, your students will:
–Develop listening and speaking skills.
–Gain confidence with rhythms of language.
–Talk about science facts.
–Learn about shapes, colors and numbers.
–Build self-awareness and self-esteem.
–Recognize sight words.
With this $10 purchase, you get:
–8 Original Fingerplays
–7 Original Action Rhymes
–50% Off Coupon to add this product’s companion (Save $5!)
The lively illustrations give clues for meaning, especially helpful for second-language learners and students with learning differences. The images also add interest for tablet or projection sharing, in learning centers, and for take-homes and student-made poetry books.
You might also like my other poem collections:
Poetry Works! My Home & Family: Rhymes to Read Aloud, Ages 3–5
Poetry Works! Animals, Insects, & Nature: Rhymes to Read Aloud, Ages 3–5
Poetry Works! Around Me: Rhymes to Read Aloud, Ages 3–5
Poetry Works! About Me & Others: Rhymes to Read Aloud, Ages 3–5
Companion product–SONGS and TEACHING ACTIVITIES for singing, learning, and playing with every rhyme! Pre-order yours now with the 50% Off coupon (see above) with an email to email@example.com and the words "Pre-Order" in the subject line.
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