A set of eight nursery rhyme cards which have been modified for a speaking activity.
The cards are designed for use in small groups. Print and laminate several sets of the cards so that each group can work on the same rhyme simultaneously.
This teaching resource includes instructions and altered versions of the following rhymes/songs:
- Humpty Dumpty
- Little Miss Muffet
- Hickory Dickory Dock
- Little Bo Peep
- It’s Raining, It’s Pouring
- Twinkle, Twinkle
- Five Little Ducks
- Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
Read more about Speaking and Listening activities on our blog 10 Activities for Developing the Skills of Speaking and Listening.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Recognises that there are different kinds of spoken texts with specific language features and shows an emerging awareness of some purposes for spoken language
Demonstrates emerging skills and knowledge of texts to read and view, and shows developing awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter
Demonstrates developing skills and knowledge in grammar, punctuation and vocabulary when responding to and composing texts
Thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, simple ideas and the basic features of texts when responding to and composing texts
Uses a variety of strategies, including knowledge of sight words and letterâ€“sound correspondences, to spell familiar words
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand the use of vocabulary in familiar contexts related to everyday experiences, personal interests and topics taught at school
Identify rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and some sounds (phonemes) in spoken words
Manipulate more complex sounds in spoken words through knowledge of blending and segmenting sounds, phoneme deletion and substitution
Manipulate phonemes by addition, deletion and substitution of initial, medial and final phonemes to generate new words
Australian Curriculum alignment
Recognise and generate rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and sounds (phonemes) in spoken wordsElaborationsrecognising and producing rhyming words when listening to rhyming stories or rhymes, for example âfunnyâ and âmoney...
Manipulate phonemes in spoken words by addition, deletion and substitution of initial, medial and final phonemes to generate new wordsElaborationsrecognising words that start with a given sound, or end with a given sound, or have a given medial sound...
Understand the use of vocabulary in familiar contexts related to everyday experiences, personal interests and topics taught at schoolElaborationsbuilding vocabulary through multiple speaking and listening experiences (Skills: Literacy, Critical and C...
Orally manipulate more complex sounds in spoken words through knowledge of blending and segmenting sounds, phoneme deletion and substitution in combination with use of letters in reading and writingElaborationsblending and segmenting sounds in words,...
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