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Environmental Print Poem This poem from Roxana Blackwell's class can be used to teach the word, "like" or "I" and can be put in a center after it is used as a shared reading for many days. Environmental print or children's names can be used.
"Phonological awareness" rhyming kindergarten Kindertips
"Phonological awareness" rhyming kindergarten Kindertips. To promote rhyming, Jami Holton had children generate rhyming words and then illustrate them. The poems they made can then be used for shared reading and eventually for "reading the room."
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After using this chant as a shared reading with all the student's names, Roxana Blackwell and Kristina Stiles use the poem in a center. Children use the name chart to match pictures and names and reread the poem.