A short poem about the different things kids might grow up to be.
Have you ever looked closely at a pinecone, a leaf, or a flower? If you have, you might have noticed patterns. A haiku is a form of poetry based on patterns. Haiku are often inspired by nature. Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to haiku, explores its cultural importance and history, and invites students to write their own haiku. This high-interest title includes detailed images, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills. The book includes text features such as bold font, captions, a table of contents, a glossary, and sidebars to increase understanding, improve academic vocabulary, and prompt critical thinking. This text prepares students for college and career and is aligned with state and national standards. Keep grade 2 students engaged from cover to cover with this exciting reader.
A series of lighthearted limericks about the grim reaper and other somber characters.
The king is not a fussy man, but he is very particular about what he has for breakfast.
Short humorous poems about the beginning sounds of the letters ABC.
A frog and a hog get into a spat that turns into a full-blown feud, until the judge lays down the law.
A condensed version of a classic Aesop fable with the moral: Even the smallest of goods deeds is rewarded.