We LOVE poetry in our class – reading it, writing it, rearranging it, and reciting it!
Below are some of the many ways we use poetry for literacy in my classroom.
Why Is Poetry So Useful For Literacy?
1.Poetry can be thematic, informational, and funny. The funnier it is, the more my students like to stand up and recite it to the class for a good laugh!
2.Passages can be short so as to not overwhelm early readers.
3.Poetry encourages repeated reading; the rhythm makes [Read More…]