Once upon a Rhyme

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Once upon a Rhyme tells us some of the fascinating stories behind familiar nursery rhymes. The book includes four rhymes from non-English traditions. Features of the Book – Familiar nursery rhymes, – Double-page illustrations, – Full text of nursery rhymes, – Explanations of the origins of nursery rhymes, – Rhymes from different cultures, – Interactive text that asks questions of the reader, – Poetic language including imagery and rhyme, – Index, Purpose Once upon a Rhyme can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – making, confirming, and revising predictions, – discussing or writing about the ideas presented in the reading, – using illustrations to gain and deepen meaning, – exploring the use of poetic language, – exploring the genre of nursery rhymes, For more information please see our Lesson Plan.

AuthorCarol Hosking

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level2


Guided Reading Level21



Strategy/SkillsFigurative language | Making predictions | Using graphic sources

Page Count32