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Poetry offers small portions of words that are engaging and accessible, providing a fantastic context to help struggling readers. Organized into broad topics-animals, performance poems, imagine! poems, science poems, and more-mini-lessons are designed to help teach esspeical aspects of literacy. Teach key reading skils, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing through these fun children's poems from a variety of books; additional poetry suggestions, teaching ideas, and extending learning activities are also included. Reproducible graphic organizers are included in the back. 160 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 1-3.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Scholastic Trade Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 10.88 X 8.38 (inches) ISBN: 0545156823 ISBN-13: 9780545156820 Availability: Available to ship on or about 04/11/14.
You have a handful of studentsor maybe the majority of your classwho are struggling to learn to read. Some children may lack rich background experiences in literacy, while others are learning a second language. Still others simply can’t seem to unlock the letter-sound code. Whatever the needs of your students, poetry is a powerful ally in your quest for practical, research-based strategies to teach them in joyful and motivating ways. We can think of no better way to engage even the most reluctant reader than with an enticing poem. This book provides the classroom-tested poems themselves, along with the lessons and strategies that you need to help all your young readers soar For use with Grades 13.
Ed Young, Jo Beth Young, Michael Duncan M.D., Richard Leachman M.D.
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