Key Links Shared Reading feature rhythmic, rhyming, repetitive language that activates the brain. They make it easy for children to join in and remember… and make whole-group shared reading time multimodal, effective and fun!
Extend the Shared Reading activities of your Key Links program, with the addition of Jill Eggleton’s Poetry. Utilising the proven Shared Reading approach in Key Links Reading, Key Links Poetry has been developed with a 5-day lesson format to foster and nurture each child’s inquisitive instincts, and develop a love for poetry.
Utilising the established and proven Shared Reading approach, Key Links Poetry has been developed with a 5-day lesson format to foster and nurture each child’s inquisitive instincts and develop a love for poetry.
Day 1: Comprehension
Day 2: Vocabulary
Day 3: Reading with Fluency
Day 4: Reinforcing Phonics/Phonemic awareness
Day 5: Creating
• Promote and foster a love for poetry
• Help build a familiarity with the elements of poetry
• Encourage clear diction and fluency when reading aloud
• Increase and enrich vocabulary
Jill Eggleton’s Poetry Cards years 1-4 give children practice with longer sentences, more words, and more sophisticated phonemic awareness activities.
EACH PACK FEATURES:
• 10 sturdy poetry posters for classroom display (419mm x 565mm)
• 5-day lesson plan for each poem (on the reverse of the poster)
• 10 digital versions of the poems for onscreen display, blackline masters and audio of Jill Eggleton
reading the poems, with sound effects!
Poetry Cards are 57cm x 42cm
Key Links Poetry Cards Year 1
YEAR 1 poetry cards use simple, rhythmic language with engaging illustrations. Literacy skills focus on critical areas, including comprehension and phonemic awareness.
Key Links Poetry Cards Year 4
YEAR 4 poetry cards include more challenging vocabulary, and explore how phonemes and syllabification can be used to support spelling. Prompts for creative ways to innovate on the text, or to perform, are also included at this level.
With colourful illustrations, rhythmical, rhyming language and humour, Jill Eggleton’s Poetry Cards are the best resource to engage young learners in poetry.