Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes.
Think about what you have read.
Jot down some of the major developments in this reading. Now use this list to help you write a poem about your reading. Things you may want to include: the main characters, plot/action, character thoughts and feelings, setting, or mood of the section you read.
Share your responses with your reading partners. Does anyone else’s book intrigue you?
Read: a picture book with your preschooler.
Write: Create a list poem by asking your preschooler to tell you some things that were important in the story.
When you are done, read back what he or she has said, pointing to the words as you say them to reinforce the one to one correspondence between written and spoke word then post your poem somewhere others can enjoy it.