Here are 15 fun colorfully illustrated poems for PreS, PreK, and K! Kid-proven originals by award-winning and best-selling author, poet, and teacher Babs Bell Hajdusiewicz, these themed poems are perfect for your language modeling in theme after theme across the curriculum, and per CLASS goals.
See how poetry works to engage students to listen and talk about families, values, parties for holidays and celebrations, behavior, machines, time and calendar concepts, cooperation and sharing, humor, chores, and more! These readalouds prompt kids to say: Do it again! 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 readalouds and your students will own words and ideas they can use in daily living. With these poems, your students will:
–Develop listening and speaking skills.
–Gain confidence with rhythms of language.
–Add vocabulary and calendar concepts.
–Talk about machines and their sounds.
–Learn about shadows and stripes.
–Build self-awareness and self-esteem.
–Practice cooperation and sharing.
With this $10 purchase, you get:
–15 Original Poems–fun, kid-proven language & colorful illustrations
–50% Off Coupon to add this product’s companion (Save $5!)
Each poem's 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.
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Poetry Works! Companion, My Home & Family: Rhymes to Read Aloud–15 SONGS and TEACHING ACTIVITIES for singing, learning, and playing with every rhyme! Pre-order yours now with the 50% Off coupon (see above) to save $5. Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words "Pre-Order" in the subject line.
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You might also like my other poem collections:
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
Poetry Works! Fingerplays & Action Plays: Rhymes to Read Aloud, Ages 3–5
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