Buffalo Public Schools Prekindergarten Curriculum Committee
After learning and repeating numerous nursery rhymes, children will use a familiar nursery rhyme such as "Humpty Dumpty," or "Jack and Jill" that will require them to supply a rhyming word to complete a revised version.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
. might become
Humpty Dumpty sat on a chair
Humpty Dumpty jumped in the air
Humpty Dumpty sat on a bed
Humpty Dumpty bumped his head
The teacher will list the "new" rhymes on a chart. Children will have opportunities to role play the actions of the original and revised rhymes.
Children can also draw pictures to illustrate the rhymes.
Can I rhyme?
10 - 20 minutes
The student will be able to give appropriate rhyming words to complete the nursery rhymes.