Poetry for Circle Time Pocket Chart Poems

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PreK - K, Homeschool
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These Pocket Chart Poems will help your students identify rhyming words, develop phonemic awareness, learn basic print concepts, build vocabulary, and instill a love of poetry!

Young children are fascinated by the simple, rhyming text and fun topics of these pocket chart poems. Teachers love the Pocket Chart Poems because they provide meaningful and engaging literacy activities.

Teaching poetry can easily be incorporated into your preschool day using Pocket Chart Poems!

  1. DISPLAY the sentence strip poem pieces in a standard size pocket chart (or one of the mini charts you can find at Target or the Dollar store!).
  2. FOCUS on a poem as part of your daily circle time.
  3. USE the Extension Activities in this resource to expand on the poem! These activities are great for large or small group instruction.

The Pocket Chart Poems are easy to prep for busy teachers like you!

Pocket Chart Poems features:

  • 18 Monthly Themed Poems (two poems for each month September-May)
  • 7 Holiday Themed Poems for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter (3 of the holiday poems are religious/Christian-based)
  • Full-Color Graphics and Easy to Read Fonts
  • Teacher’s Guide-Four pages of helpful hints and teacher tips for teaching poetry to preschoolers! You CAN teach poetry to preschoolers!
  • Monthly Extension Activities---These ideas will be so helpful as you write your weekly lesson plans! Plus, there’s a list of activities you can use with ANY poem!
  • “Why Teach Poetry to Preschoolers” Parent Handout

Use Pocket Chart Poems for Preschool to achieve your literacy goals and help students reach the academic standards! Ideal for Preschool, Pre K, TK, Kindergarten, Homeschool!

Goes perfect with the Poetry Journal for Preschool!


Looking for MORE Small Group Activities & Resources for Your Classroom:

Poetry Journal for Preschool

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Fine Motor Practice for the Whole Year


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