Every Thing On It Lessons and Activities

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Honor the great poet, Shel Silverstein with eighteen activities and lessons showcasing his collection of poems from the book, Every Thing On It. Activities challenge scholars to rhyme words, make inferences, recite a poem, and more! 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Implement several activities over the course of April, also known as National Poetry Month 
  • Read through and discuss each activity with the class, allow learners to choose which activity or activity they wish to take complete 
  • Create a poetry corner where finished products are displayed 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a copy of Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein 
  • Browse each activity for materials lists
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  • Includes Shel Silverstein illustrations 
  • Activities promote creative thinking 
  • Offers a large variety of lesson and activities from which to choose 
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