Visualizing with Poetry
This file contains 11 poems for students to read, reread and highlight descriptive words, quick draw what they are visualizing, and write what words helped them visualise/about what they pictured.
I'm Glad I'm Me- Phil Bolsta
A Sorcerer Has Cursed Me- Harry Wozniak
My Neighbors Dog is Purple- Jack Prelutsky
Green Giant- Jack Prelutsky
Raining Gumballs- Arden Davidson
Swap Meet- Arden Davidson
The Perfect Snowball
Talented Family- Ken Nesbit
Be Glad Your Nose is On Your Face- Jack Prelutsky
Last Night I Dreamed of Chickens- Jack Prelutsky
I Ate Too Much- Jack Prelutsky
This file also contains a Visualizing Glasses recording sheet for a mini-lesson with a poem or read aloud of choice. Students should write descriptive words in each box around glasses frames, then draw what they are visualizing in the eye lenses spaces.