Lesson Plan

Words are ALIVE

Are you ready to bring nursery rhymes to life? If so, this is the lesson for you. Your kids will love learning about nursery rhymes and putting their creative visualizations down on paper.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to add drawings or other visual displays to textual descriptions.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
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  • Ask the class if they know any nursery rhymes.
  • Explain that a nursery rhyme is a short, rhyming story that is usually sung rather than read.
  • Give your own examples of nursery rhymes, and ask students to raise their hands whenever they recognize something you say. Some familiar rhymes you can mention are: "Hey Diddle Diddle," "Humpty Dumpty," "I'm a Little Teapot," and "The Itsy Bitsy Spider."