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Poetry, Shared Reading
Poetry Shared Reading - Meacham

When we work with poetry, students work with concepts of print and spelling patterns. Punctuation Marks. . . Challenge students to find the punctuation marks.  Circle periods, question marks, and exclamation points in red.  Red means “STOP” and these marks STOP a sentence.  Discuss what each punctuation mark means.  Learn their names.  We also highlight commas, as well as learn their name and function.  We practice “taking a breath” when we read our poem/rhyme/chant/song – – whenever a comma is…

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Shared Reading

Poetry, Shared Reading
Poetry Shared Reading - Meacham

  Shared Reading provides my class with an opportunity to gather at the carpet and share in the reading experience.  Enlarged text is a must!  We use Big Books (purchased or teacher created) and Charts (poems/songs/rhymes/chants).  Many of our science and social studies standards are covered during our Shared Reading time.  Our monthly Shared Reading routine generally follows the same pattern.  The first half of the month, we enjoy reading the selections, discussing them, and generally familiarizing ourselves with them. …

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