For the pre-emergent and emergent reader, through the use of some of my poetry ideas here, skill building such as letter/sound recognition, phonemic and oral elements, spelling, reading and writing are being practiced.
WHAT SHOULD WE DO TODAY?
Should we trot like horses?
CLOMP, CLOMP, CLOMP!
Should we trudge like elephants?
STOMP, STOMP, STOMP!
Should we chirp like birds do?
TWEET, TWEET, TWEET!
Should we skip and jump on our own two feet?
"Grasshopper" is one of my poems published in Turtle Magazine
Okay - now it's time to guess which bug is the grasshopper