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Whose Shoes? Using Artifacts to Teach Reading and Rhyming Patterns

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Grades 1 – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 30- to 40-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Rose Jackson

Albany, New York


International Literacy Association



Grades   K – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 12

Gary Soto, poet and children's writer, was born on this date in 1952.

Using one of Soto's stories, students take part in share stories about their families, describe their street/neighborhood, or compose an acrostic poem using the Acrostic Poems interactive tool.


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