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144 reviewed resources for nursery rhyme activities

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Sound Tracks Game

For Teachers K - 1st
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the playing of soundtracke to learn the alphabet, animal sounds, and nursery rhymes. They are given the opportunity of working together or independently listen to the stories.
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Sight Vocabulary Word Practice

For Teachers K - 1st
Students play games to practice sight words. In this sight word lesson, students play a game to practice sight words. Sight words are written on index cards and made into necklaces for the kids to wear. Students get into small groups and...
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Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students are introduced to "Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son, they are told that the boy in the picture is named Tom. They are asked what Tom is doing. Students are asked if the pig Tom took belonged to him. They are then asked to speculate...
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Spiders! Scary or Nice?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students participate in a variety of cross-curriculur activities in order to explore spiders.
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Eensy Weensy Spider Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students create their own versions of The Eensy-Weensy Spider. In this creative writing lesson, students read The Eensy-Weensy Spider and imagine what else the spider could do. Students then draw a picture depicting the spider engaged...
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Word Families: A Kindergarten Experience

For Teachers K
Students study rhyming words. In this language arts lesson, students participate in several activities in which they practice rhyming words. Students match onsets and rhymes and practice spelling words.
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Critiquing an Author’s Style

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the style of authors. In this writing style lesson, 11th graders read a number of works by the same author in order to determine the author's style. Students rewrite a common poem, rhyme, tale, or legend in the...
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Looks Like Christmas: Exploring Sight

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in various hands-on activities to determine what life is like without the sense of sight.
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The Letter Rr: Alphabet Theme

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners complete several cross-curricular activities to learn the letter Rr. In this letter recognition lesson, students complete activities that include geography, music, physical education, science, seasonal, space science, and online...
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Tactile quilts that tell a story

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Learners with multiple disabilities need to engage in projects that push them to know their full potential. They need to be able to express themselves in a variety of ways, and this very thoughtful lesson does just that. They make a...
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Hidie Ho H!

For Teachers K
Students become more familiar with the letter and sound of h by using the poem, Humpty Dumpty. They are given a sequencing sheet, a pair of scissors, crayons, and a piece of construction paper and told to put pictures in the correct order.
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Rhyming With Seuss

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students practice reading and pointing out rhyming words. They read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss and find the rhyming words. In groups, they create a similar rhyming book with illustrations about places they could read a book.
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"Jim and the Beanstalk"

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners participate in a variety of shared reading and writing activities related to the book "Jim and the Beanstalk." They identify the key story elements, compare and contrast this version with the classic Jack and the Beanstalk, and...
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I Am A Musician- Musician as Listener

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils listen for sounds as they complete another activity. Hearing a triangle, they raise their hand once they hear it. They discover that to be part of an ensemble they must listen to themselves and others around them. They discuss...
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The Information Around Us

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss ways that signs, maps, pictures, etc. convey information. They listen to a teacher prepared tape recording of sounds that carry information and discuss what can be learned from each sound. Students record an...
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Let's Make Play Dough

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create their own play dough to use for art projects. In this art lesson, students measure, pour and mix the ingredients to make their own play dough. Then, students use the clay to create their own sculptures.
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Spice Up Your Poetry with Figurative Language

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Pupils are introduced to the poetic works of Kechia Williams and the different elements of poetry. They explore figurative language and rhythm. Next, learners read poems from various poets and share with the class one of their favorite...
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Alligator Craft Paper Bag Puppet

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students make paper bag puppets. They use the puppets as a story teller and reader. Students use the puppets to ask questions during and after reading. They assemble their own puppet. Students use the puppets to introduce new themes,...
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“Double Double Speak Speak”

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Bilateral suborbital hematoma? Call an audible? 404? Have fun with “the twittering or warbling of birds,” or as 14th century French speakers would say, have fun with “jargon.” Groups match specialized jargon with plain speech, decode...
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Popcorn Book Report

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners retell story events on a lunch bag filled with popcorn. They illustrate the story events and enjoy the popcorn snack.
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The "Real" Fairy Tales

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students write a Fairy Tale from the point of view of the "bad guy".
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An Apple Pie When It Looks Nice

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students engage in a instructional activity that is concerned with the increasing of reading comprehension while practicing of rhyming words with the help of story cards. They also practice adding prefixes to vocabulary words and...
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The Spider Beside Her

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders are introduced to the characteristics of spiders. In groups, they compare and contrast spiders to different insects to discover spiders are not an insect at all. In groups, they create a model of a spider and discuss its...
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Tales From Around the World

For Teachers K - 4th
Students read stories. In this culture lesson, students read stories from different regions around the world. Students look for each region on the map and listen for interesting cultural details in the story. Students then discuss the...