"Dinosaur Pie"
"Dinosaur Stomp"
Focus Poetry
day 1:
introduce poem, invite predictions, discuss the

day 2:
read poem together, discuss new/interesting
We discuss the meaning of "stomp" and "romp."

day 3:
read poem together, use poem to introduce or
reinforce any new print concepts
We reviewed contractions: I'm and don't.

We reviewed rhyming words and the "-ap" word family.

day 4:
read poem together, move/stamp/clap/snap to the
rhythm, reinforce print concepts
We highlighted contractions.

We highlighted rhyming words.

day 5:
students add poem to poetry journal, then illustrate
and take it home to share with their families
They illustrated the poem and then "highlighted" (with
yellow crayon) the contractions and other known words.

They illustrated the poem and highlighted rhyming
"Dinosaur Pie"

Dinosaur pie, dinosaur pie.
If I don't get some,
I think I'm gonna die!
Give away the green grass.
Give away the sky.
But don't give away my
dinosaur pie!
"Dinosaur Stomp"

Stomp!  Stomp!  Stomp!
Dinosaurs romp.
Zap!  Zap!  Zap!
Dinosaurs flap.
Boom!  Boom!  Boom!
Dinosaurs zoom.
Please no more!
Dinosaurs snore.