Rhymes for the Times: Literacy Strategies through Social Studies

  • Grade: 4-8
  • ISBN: 9781425814670

This resource is perfect for integrating career and college readiness standards into lessons in a fun and engaging way. The interesting and factual poems focused on the 50 states, United States history, and ancient civilizations combined with the engaging activities are sure to heighten student engagement. Using poetry with students has many strong benefits, including building word skills, improving fluency, and increasing comprehension. Each strategy includes:

  • Template lesson plan with overview of strategy's benefits and procedures
  • Template student page
  • Sample lesson plan for one of the actual poems
  • Sample poem
  • Sample student page(s)

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