Help early readers develop the connection between the sounds they hear and the words they see. Join the authors of Learning through Poetry, David Harrison and Mary Jo Fresch for a truly unique journey that explores this 5 book series which contains poems specifically written to focus on a sound. Teachers will find lessons that make it easy to point out particular sound patterns along with rich lesson plans that provide cross-curricular connections, with an added plus of hearing the authors recite their fun and whimsical poems.
Poetry is "... one way to draw young learners' attention to the sounds of our language and to play with new words." (Yopp 2009)
Find additional information on Learning through Poetry on the author's blog.