Build a Poem: 5 Little Pumpkins - Pocket Chart Center
Build a Poem center activity for Five Little Pumpkins sitting on a gate. The kids will want to retell, rebuild, and re-enact this poem over and over again. This is one of my students' favorite stations in October and November.

Five Little Pumpkins sitting on a gate.
The 1st one said: Oh my, it's getting late.
The 2nd one said: There are witched in the air.
The 3rd one said: But we don't care.
The 4th one said: We're ready for some fun.
The 5th one said: Let's run and run and run!
Then WOOO went the wind, and OUT went the lights.
And five little pumpkins rolled out of sight.

Hang the colorful rhyme poster near a pocket chart center. The kids build the poem, sequencing the large print word cards. When done, the students love to retell or sing the poem to the class - great for a shared reading activity.

Great for readers theater, poetry stations, poetry folders, a poem a day, rhyming, concepts of print, repetition, and sentence structure, for PreK, kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade.

A full color rhyme poster for display - 5 Little Pumpkins
Word cards
Every word is printed on a separate card, with a small graphic of a pumpkin and a gate. ~ this helps when storing, organizing, and sorting, to keep students from misplacing them with other pocket chart activities.
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Created: Nov 8, 2016

Updated: Sep 9, 2018

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