Archive for January 20th, 2012

As I work with primary teachers across the country, they often say they have trouble finding poems for first grade, so I’m going to feature some over the next few weeks. Remember that poems are great for applying phonics and word study skills as well as for practicing reading fluency. Here’s one for winter:


Someone in the sky last night
Had an awful pillow fight
And when I woke today I found
All the feathers on the ground.

-Margaret Hillert

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