Poems and Songs that Teach
Make learning fun with a song or a poem. We seem to remember things better if we can attach a tune to it or a catchy rhyme to it!
|Mother's Day||Father's Day|
|Thanksgiving2||Chinese New Year|
|Ground Hog||St. Patrick's Day|
|Earth||Who Said Boo?|
|Alphabet||Reading and books|
|Phonics (Rock 'N Learn)||Perfect Poems for Teaching Phonics|
|Wee Sing Favorites|
|Seven Poems or Songs||Poems for School|
|Welcome||Songs and Poems|
|More Math||odd and even|
|Mega-Funny Math Poems & Problems||Chocolate Math|
|Other Math Poems||Marvelous Math|
|32 Terrific Poems|
Shel Silverstein poems omline and ready to print - http://www.ezy.net/~quix/attic.html and here's some more http://www.ezy.net/~quix/sidewalk.html
Using Poetry in Teaching Reading to Special Education Students
Cool Rhymes for Kids - A collection of poems from an unpublished book: Playing Hopscotch on a Rubber Roof written by Arden Davidson
Poems and Songs - Activities and ideas for using poems and songs in the classroom. Includes suggestions for teacher resource books.
Funny Poetry For Kids
How To Get Kids Excited About Reading Poetry: Make it Fun! - Twelve different ways to get your class excited about poetry.
Rhyme a Week
How to Write a Cinquain - Gives you a simple break down and a detailed breakdown of what goes in each line for this poem.
Working with Poetry Teaching Tips - Ideas for using/teaching poetry. Includes many poems.
How to Write a Name Poem - To create this poem about their lives, students simply follow the format given. An example is included.
Nursery rhymes to color
A Poem a Day-180 Thematic Poems and Activities That Teach and Delight All Year Long -Poetry for each and every day of the school year, with corresponding activities.
Other Links To Great Books about teaching with poetry
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