Like most kindergarten teachers, we begin our year teaching about letters, their sounds, and how they are put together to make words. In past years I connected each letter to our poem of the week, that was kept in our poetry composition books and used for one of our early literacy centers. It always needed something more, and one of my missions this summer was to think of more meaningful ways to incorporate poetry into our letter study.
Volia! Poetry A to Z was born. In this pack, you will find 26 whimsical, original poems, that each focus on a letter of the alphabet. After a poem is introduced, students will be able to work on tasks related to the poem in their Poetry Notebook (or Binder). These will be perfectly perfect for center time. Each task sheet to go along with the poem has similar elements, so students can read and work and write in (semi-beginning of the year kinder)-independence.
The Poetry Notebooks of my past life were always kept right in each kinder’s book box, and these will too.
Poems are also in full color for you to enlarge and/or laminate for introducing it whole group. I’m going to laminate these copies as we learn them, add them to a ring clip, and put them into a reading center with some fun pointers.
I hope you love this as much as I do! You can find it here!