This is an activity I do with my 4th graders. Each poem takes about 10-15 minutes and allows for an experience with a variety of poetry each week while focusing on comprehension. Posted on chart paper each Monday the students come in and get started
This reading log is a great way to assess students' comprehension skills without the dreaded passage. It requires students read each night, but also use skills previously taught in class. Work smarter not harder.
This poem is another addition to your poetry anthology. It is a great way to supplement history while using reading skills. Can also be a great way to introduce bio-poems. You can invite students to create their own poems about themselves,