Tired of sight word flashcards? Are you looking for a fun, engaging and EFFECTIVE way to provide your young readers with exposure to sight words and practice that will build automaticity?
Here are simple and fun sight word poems written with pre primer and primer sight words. There are so many ways you can use these poems. Read on for some ideas!
Display the poems on the Smartboard for all to see to create a Shared Reading experience. Read and reread to promote fluency. Locate sight words and study them. Discuss the meaning of the poem and how poems are different from stories.
Write the lines of the poems on sentence strips and place them in a pocket chart for students to read, to match sight word cards to, or remake the poem with a partner.
Place the targeted sight words from the poem on your word wall.
Locate the sight words in other places in the room and in other books students are reading.
Place a copy of the poem in Independent Reading boxes or send them home as homework.
There are so many great ways to use these poems in your classroom. Before you know it, your students' sight word knowledge will increase and those words will become anchors in their reading of connected text. Yes!