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182 resources with the concept nursery rhymes

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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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Letter Recognition: Poetry Pen

For Teachers K - 1st
It's always nice to have a great idea and all the tools to make it happen. The class can use these nursery rhyme and alphabet cards to teach each other letter recognition and letter sound correspondence. There is a full set of alphabet...
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Murray Lamb: Karate School

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Murray sings a new version of the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” gets clues in Spanish to figure out the location of the secret destination, and goes to karate school. This could be part of an introduction to a discussion of...
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The Queen of Hearts

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters examine a "The Queen of Hearts" poster and vocabulary. They identify the elements of the poster, listen to the rhyme, and play the listening game. Afterward, they add the rhyme card to their "My Very Own Nursery Rhyme...
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They That Wash

For Teachers K - 1st
Scholars examine the "They That Wash" poster and listen to the rhymes. They match word cards to the words in the nursery rhyme, practice sounds, and create new words. Afterward, they add copies of the rhyme to their "My Very Own Nursery...
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How to Write a Traditional “Mother Goose” Nursery Rhyme

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
There may be some little lambs, itsy bitsy spiders, and pumpkin eaters in your language arts class! An online poetry lesson takes learners through the steps of writing a nursery rhyme with easy-to-follow steps and explanatory examples.
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How to Write a Fractured Nursery Rhyme

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Scholars take a popular song or nursery rhyme and make it their own as they write a fractured nursery rhyme. Writers seek out a nursery rhyme's rhyming words and change them to create an original poem.  
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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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Frankly Speaking: Exploring Benjamin Franklin's Aphorisms

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Benjamin Franklin famously had an aphorism for every situation—most of which we still use in modern vernacular. Introduce class members to Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack with a presentation that details the characteristics of aphorisms.
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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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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Sing along to Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star with a music video featuring two children on a camping trip and the friendly animals that enjoy watching the night sky.
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Numbers Song—Number 1

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Number one is the theme of a music video in which one boy takes a hike to discover a plethora of items such as one fast car, a jet airplane, a long train, and more!
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Three Blind Mice

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Enjoy a new take on the classic nursery rhyme, Three Blind Mice, with a music video featuring a group of mice and their adventures in space. 
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Hickory, Dickory, Dock

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Reinforce phonics skills through the ever-favorite nursery rhyme, Hickory, Dickory, Dock. Scholars listen carefully for the letter d and word family -ock in order to produce additional rhyming words. After a class discussion, pupils get...
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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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Nursery Rhyme Posters

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Ideal for coloring, class decoration, or a language arts center, these nursery rhyme posters are a great addition to your kindergarten class. Each poster provides the text of the nursery rhymes as well as a cute illustration.
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Same and Different Through Music and Art

For Teachers K
This lesson plan is intended for a music class but would be a great way to teach compare and contrast to any class. Kindergarteners dance the Hokey Pokey to four different styles of music and examine two paintings of Humpty Dumpty, then...
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Poems: Itsy Bitsy Spider

For Students K - 1st Standards
Act out the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" rhyme with youngsters. Learners observe visual instructions before completing the corresponding actions, then draw the spider into a scene. Finally, they write down rhyming words that have the ai spelling...
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Little Miss Muffet: Rhyming

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Little ones will love learning this classic nursery rhyme. This resource includes a large, printed version of the rhyme, a page to color, a pre-colored image, and three sets of rhyming words found in the passage. 
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More Nursery Rhymes

For Students K - 1st Standards
Jack and Jill went up the... bell? As your budding readers and writers begin to recognize simple words and rhyme, use these incomplete sentences as practice. There are three lines from familiar nursery rhymes here, each missing the last...
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A Nursery Rhyme

For Students K - 1st Standards
As your budding readers and writers begin to recognize simple words and rhyme, use these incomplete sentences as practice. There are three lines from a familiar nursery rhyme here, each missing the last rhyming word. The missing word is...
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Produce Rhyming Words

For Teachers K - 1st
Have fun creating rhymes! Your class will read the familiar nursery rhyme Three Little Kittens and list rhyming words. They then use the story as a template to develop their own rhymes.
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Where are the Mittens?

For Teachers K - 1st
Help early readers identify rhyming words in nursery rhymes. They will read the nursery rhyme Three Little Kittens Who Lost Their Mittens in order to identify rhyming words. Then they chart the rhyming words they heard in the story. 
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EEEK! A Spider!

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters complete a unit of lessons based on the story "Little Miss Muffet." They predict what will happen in the story, and use context clues to look for meaning in the words. They research information about spiders using the Internet...