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Writing Poetry with Rebus and Rhyme
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
Grand Island, Nebraska
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- I Love You: A Rebus Poem by Jean Marzollo, and/or another rebus book (See Rebus Book List).
- Crayons and drawing materials
- Rhyming Picture Cards, or similar rhyming aids which may include Match-a-Sound! Phonemic Awareness Box–Rhyming Sounds (Lakeshore), Rhyming Match Me Cards (Trend), Word Family Sliders (Lakeshore), Word Family Cubes (Learning Resources), Phonics manipulatives (Scholastic) or other rhyming materials
- Every______ Loves a _________ handout
- I Love You: A Rebus Book Cover
- Assemble a collection of rebus books including I Love You: A Rebus Poem by Jean Marzollo (See Rebus Book List).
- Bookmark several of the rebus nursery rhymes from the Reggie the Rhyming Rhino game.
- Print Rhyming Picture Cards (or choose and prepare another rhyming aid) to help students focus on specific phonograms while choosing their rhyming words to plug into the frame of the poem.
- Make a copy of the Every______ Loves a _________ handout for each group of three students, and one copy of the book cover.
- (Optional) If your students need more work on rhyming words, use one of the additional ReadWriteThink lesson plans on rhyming to explore the concept more before students write their own poems. Lessons include the following: