The purpose of these lessons is to teach students to identify syllables in words through poetry reading and writing. They will learn some different styles of poetry as they go although this is not a unit to teach poetry as such.
With this mini unit students will extend/reinforce their knowledge of the basics of syllables in words.
I have created additional mini units which use reading and writing poetry to teach students about the use of rhyme to spell and parts of speech.
I have included a few mentor texts however there a many texts which would be suitable.
I have also included examples of the poetry styles to assist when teaching or you could create your own.