this you can use for various activities in classes. Here are some resources that have great poems. Laura's Poems. Dr Zeuss Books. Chunk, Check, Cheer poems.
Below is a generic checklist that you will need to have organised Before school begins. I will go through the various things on this list in detail within this kit. 1. Class Treaty 2. Class Rules 3. Team Building Games 4. Visual Symphony of learning 5. Reading area 6. Writing area 7. Maths area 8. Papatuanuku Table (Science Table). 9. Art area 10. Science Items in the Planning ideas part - Weekly Plan (Weeks 1 - 2). - Reading Planning -Writing Planning -Maths Planning Resource Pack - Daily Timetable labels -Maths Labels - Worksheets - Literacy Posters
Poetry: Collect loads of different poems for kids, laminate them and place them according to ability into snapback bags. Once you have done this you can use for various activities in classes. Here are some resources that have great poems. Laura’s Poems Dr Zeuss Books Chunk, Check, Cheer poems Boys absolutely love these poems below as they are funny and challenging. Tongue Twisters - online Kenn Nesbit Poems - The New Zealand A to Z Alphabet Alliterations by Roger Twiname Activity 1: Have the students choose a poem. This make take up to 5 minutes to choose a poem (or give them all the same poem). Have the students individually try and memorise the poem ready to present to the class. This helps to build their confidence when speaking in front of a group. Try and find some simple ones as they are easier to memorise. Activity 2: Have the students in small groups of 3 or 4 choose a poem. They are to present it in an original way e.g. rap, drama, dance etc. Note that the boys enjoy this more then the girls. Make sure you bribe them with a positive card or free time. Activity 3: You as the reliever present a poem in your collection in a unique way. This makes the students feel more confident to present it. Have the students work as a group of 4 to memorise the poem.