Learning With Nursery Rhymesby Jill Norris
Nursery rhymes come to us from many lands, handed down from generation to generation. Reciting nursery rhymes helps young leaners develop phonemic awareness, learn numbers and letter, practice beginning reading and math skills, and connect literature to real experiences. This must-have resource presents 12 popular rhymes and provides ideas and props for teaching… See more details below
Nursery rhymes come to us from many lands, handed down from generation to generation. Reciting nursery rhymes helps young leaners develop phonemic awareness, learn numbers and letter, practice beginning reading and math skills, and connect literature to real experiences. This must-have resource presents 12 popular rhymes and provides ideas and props for teaching language arts and math concepts and skills using the rhymes. Format is consistent for each rhyme: 1. the illustrated rhyme, 2. teacher resource page(s) that tell how to use the rhyme to teach language, math, and (where appropriate) science concepts, 3. Up to 9 reproducible pages to use in teaching the lessons - headbands, puppets, picture and word cards, manipulatives, and more. Here is a list of the 12 nursery rhymes included and examples of reproducibles that go with the activities: 1. Little Robin Redbreast -- headbands, picture cards to retell rhyme, 2. The Noble Duke of York -- soldier puzzle, soldier counters, 3. Patty-Cake, Patty-Cake -- picture sequencing, record sheet for measuring, 4. This Little Piggie -- finger puppets, picture cards to sequence, 5. Ride a Cock-Horse -- storyboard with 3-D figures, patterns for rings & bells to count and sort, 6. Hickory Dickory Dock -- a little book of new verses, pattern for "Where Did He Run?" class book, 7. Brow Bender, Eye Peeper -- form for a picture dictionary of "people who do something" (adding er), pattern of child to use in pointing to parts, 8. Twinkle, Twinkle -- starry night puzzle, spinning star cut and paste project, 9. Humpty Dumpty -- picture card to build a rhyming wall, figures for counting, 10. Old Mother Hubbard -- dog headband, bear/bare worksheet,11. Little Boy Blue -- storyboard with 3-D figures, sheep and cows for counting, 12. Hey Diddle Diddle -- picture cards, little wheel book with moving cow. Fun, instructive illustrations throughout. All 112 pages perforated for easy removal.
Teach language arts and math concepts using 12 popular rhymes. Includes illustrated rhymes, headbands, puppets, picture and word cards, reproducibles, and manipulatives.
The book in this series are as varied as the needs of the young learners you must provide for in your classroom. They are practical and give you a broad range of active learning experiences from which to choose.
You want your young learners to experience the fun and excitement of learning and to be engaged in activities that are age-appropriate. These ten books fill the bill. Teacher directions are written step by step and clearly illustrated. You get any patterns and reproducibles that are needed to conduct the activities.
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