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Grade 2 Library Guide, PXES: Poetry

Charlie Parker Played Bebop

Use as the unit is introduced.  Be sure to have the children identify rhythm, repetition of words, rhyme, word play, onomatopoeia, and expressive scripts.  Ensure that they understand that the piece is nonfiction because it introduces a real musician and his musical style.  

A House is a House for Me

Listen to the Rain

The Magic Paintbrush

Water Dance by Thomas Locker