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45 reviewed resources for nursery rhyme

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Word Recognition Strategies Using Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
As a class, scholars read the poems, Humpty Dumpty, Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater, and Jack and Jill, in order to identify words with the same ending sound. Using their rhyming skills, learners brainstorm additional words from word...
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Hickory, Dickory, Dock

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What did the mouse run up? The clock! Practice consonant blends and rhyming with a lesson that combines a nursery rhyme with pronunciation practice and a hands-on craft activity. Kids will master the -ock word family with this set of...
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Fish Counting Nursery Rhyme

For Teachers Pre-K
Students experience The Fish Counting Rhyme. In this counting lesson, students practice counting while listening to The Fish Counting Rhyme.
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For Teachers K Standards
Bring a lesson on nursery rhymes to your kindergarten class room. Kids listen to Three Blind Mice and identify the characters. They then decide which parts of the story make it a nursery rhyme. For extra practice, use the same activity...
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Humpty Dumpty: The Whole Story

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze a nursery rhyme to explore the writing process. In this writing process lesson, 5th graders recite Humpty Dumpty and chart the plot of the story. Students select their own nursery rhyme and write a creative story...
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The Enormous "Kinder" Garden

For Teachers K
Students discover books about planting enormous things. In this reading lesson plan, students experience several books centered around growing enormous plants. Cross curricular activities are included
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ICT Activity 3

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students use KidPix to draw pictures, they are shown how to select and use different tools. They become aware of to use the keyboard to enter text. Students comprehend that their work can be saved and retrieved. They are introduced to...
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Little Miss Muffet by Jessie Willcox Smith

For Teachers 3rd
Little Miss Muffet is a beloved nursery rhyme and a painting by Jessie Willcox Smith. Learners will analyze the painting, make keen observations, and discuss the elements of art they find. They'll then activate their creative thinking...
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The Tabloid Ballad

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do the theme song from Gilligan's Island, the nursery rhyme "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat," and the poem "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" all have in common? Why, they're ballads of course! Challenge your young balladeers to compose their...
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Water Safety: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Taking care of younger children is often the first job for many middle schoolers. Learning how to keep themselves and their young charges safe, especially around water, is essential. Two activities teach teens, and tweens water safety...
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Tough Boris

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Read through Mem Fox's 10 reading commandments and obtain an abundance of strategies to develop a love of reading in young learners. Additionally, use Tough Boris by Mem Fox to promote early literacy with a read aloud and an assortment...
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One, Two, Three, Four

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders view a poster of One, Two, Three, Four," they are told that the woman is named Mary. They are asked if they have ever seen a door like the one in the picture, where the top opens and the bottom stays closed? Students are...
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Hey Diddle Diddle

For Teachers K
Students discuss their needs to grow and be healthy. They listen as the teacher explains the definition of "organisms" and "nonliving" Students identify organisms in the classroom. They listen to and view a poster illustrating the "Hey...
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Hickory Dickory Dock

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learnersa introduced to a new rhyme, "Hickory Dickory Dock," they view a poster. They fockus on the picture on the top of the page, students are asked how many of them have seen a grandfather clock before? Learners are told that...
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Zoom-In: Poetry with Little Miss Muffet

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine poetry by using nursery rhymes. In this poetry lesson, 2nd graders observe Little Miss Muffit as a PowerPoint presentation and discuss what they see. At each slide students predict what will happen next with them...
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The Three Bears

For Teachers K
Students explore the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. In this Goldilocks and the Three Bears lesson, students study aspects of reading through the story with companion rhymes. Cross curricular activities are included.
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Early American Poets

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The poems of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are the focus of a unit that asks readers to consider how an artist's life and changes in society influences his or her work. After careful study of Whitman's and Dickinson's perspectives on...
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Express Yourself!

For Teachers 1st Standards
Encourage scholars to express themselves with help from an engaging song. Sung to the tune of "London Bridge is Falling Down," participants sing phrases that offer tips for dealing with emotions—sad, happy, worried, proud, mad, and...
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6 Word Digital Memoirs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the idea of 6 word memoirs. In this technology activity, students explore how using a small number of words sometimes is the best. Students practice using 6 word memoirs writing six words for various nursery rhymes and...
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London Bridge Was Sold to the US!?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
London Bridge is falling down—into Arizona? A short video clip explains the rise, fall, and re-building of one of the world's most popular bridges. Scholars investigate how people constructed and ultimately moved London Bridge to its...
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Roll of the Genes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Animal reproduction in sheep and cattle is explored with the help of Punnet squares. Scholars employ tools using probability to conclude the color of wool a sheep's offspring will have. Acting as animal geneticists, pupils then take...
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We Are Unique - Yet Also Alike

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare their lives to trees and make connections between the two, consider how trees are metaphors for people, and draw and label trees to represent themselves. Students then read brief stories, fables or nursery rhymes,...
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For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners investigate responsible pet ownership. In this animal welfare lesson, students read the book Millions of Cats and discuss the responsibilities of owning a pet. Additionally, learners sort dog biscuits, adopt pet rocks and repeat...
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Hiccup, Hiccup Go Away

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discuss how the world of Mother Goose is full of sign, charms, and fortune telling, supplying advice on how to deal with life's events. They view a poster of "Hiccup, Hiccup." Students are asked if they have ever had hiccups....

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