Drop the Mop!

Combine a study of -op words with a bit of reading comprehension. Learners read a quick a silly poem containing many -op words and then answer three questions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids circle every -op word and highlight the lines that include the answers to the questions
  • Read the poem aloud for the full effect of all the similar words
  • Assign this page as a starter or for homework
Classroom Considerations

  • Since this is a fairly simple resource, you'll likely use it in addition to other activities and exercises that cover these concepts
Pros

  • There are handwriting lines provided to help young writers practice writing correctly
  • The somewhat silly poem contains many instances of -op words for kids to identify and practice
Cons

  • No answer key is included; however, answers are easily determined
Common Core