"Bundles" Poem: Write the following poem on sentences strips to use in the pocket chart. The children can put the words in the poem in order or they can find the rhyming words; older children can find punctuation, contractions, add suffixes, or word parts like: "sh," "ch," "th," and "wh."
Bundles By John Farrar
A bundle is a funny thing,
It always sets me wondering;
For whether it is thin or wide
You never know just what's inside.
Especially on Christmas week,
Temptation is so great to peek!
Now wouldn't it be much more fun
If shoppers carried things undone?