Kids love choral reading – parents, too!
Kids really enjoy poetry, and performance poetry is even more engaging.
After you present the quick and easy lesson, your students will prepare their oral reading for filming, a parent assembly or your classroom Valentines party.
Download the sample to see what you get.
“Used this today! My kids were very engaged in the poem.” ~Jodi C
PDF download includes:
- Common Core standards
- Lesson plan (including Betsy's tips)
- “Mother's Chocolate Valentine” poem by Jack Prelutsky
Common Core Focus: Reading / Literacy
- RL.1.10 With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.
- RL.2.4 Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
- RL.2.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry.
- RL.3.5 Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text.
- RL.3.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry.
- RL.4.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose.
- RL.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry.