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!

All About Me Poems
I Love Me Me
Family Friends

Holidays & Seasonal
Halloween Thanksgiving
Christmas Easter
Various 100 Days
Mother's Day Father's Day
Valentine Birthday
Columbus Fall
Thanksgiving2 Chinese New Year
Ground Hog St. Patrick's Day
Earth Who Said Boo?

Alphabet/ Reading Poems
Alphabet Reading and books
ABC Phonics
Phonics 2 Vowels
Phonics (Rock 'N Learn) Perfect Poems for Teaching Phonics

September/ Fall Poems
September Apple
Fall Plants/Seeds/Flowers

Space Blast Off!
Blast Off! : Poems About Space  

Nocturnal Spiders
Butterfly Penguin
insects all sorts
Various Bears
Bears 2 Bees
Ants Frogs
Turtles Whales
Ducks Dogs
Cats Dino
More Farm
Wee Sing Favorites  

Tooth Teeth
Looth Tooth Teethy

Back To School Poems and Song
Seven Poems or Songs Poems for School
Grade 1 Transition
Rules Funny School
Welcome Songs and Poems

Weather Various
More weather Weather 2


Matter More Matter

Color Color Me Happy

Math Money
Telling Time Numbers
More Math odd and even
Numeration Graphs
Mega-Funny Math Poems & Problems Chocolate Math
Counting Clocks
Other Math Poems Marvelous Math
32 Terrific Poems  

Fire Safety Safety Songs

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Cool Rhymes for Kids - A collection of poems from an unpublished book: Playing Hopscotch on a Rubber Roof written by Arden Davidson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.

Poetry Activities

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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