Description - Rhymes for the Times: Literacy Strategies Through Social Studies by Timothy Rasinski
With the ongoing struggle of incorporating the career and college readiness standards into lessons, this resource is perfect for integrating today's standards in a fun and engaging way. The interesting and factual poems focused on the 50 states, United States history, and ancient civilizations combined with the engaging activities are sure to heighten student engagement. Using poetry with students has many strong benefits, including building word skills, improving fluency, and increasing comprehension. Each strategy includes a template lesson plan with an overview of the strategy's benefits and procedures, a template student page, a sample lesson plan for one of the actual poems, a sample poem, and sample student page(s).
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Author Biography - Timothy Rasinski
Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D., is a Professor of Literacy Education at Kent State University. He is the author of several best-selling books and numerous articles on reading education, word study, and reading fluency. He is a popular and frequent presenter at reading and literacy conferences nationwide. His research is cited by the National Reading Panel in the development of Reading First.