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Rhymes for the Times: Literacy Strategies through Social Studies ebook

ISBN: 9781425897734
Item: 51467E
Timothy Rasinski, David L. Harrison

With the ongoing struggle of incorporating the career and college readiness standards into lessons, this resource is perfect for integrating today's standards 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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