pose with a rose

Pose with a Rose

Pose with a Rose
Target text


Recognize words that rhyme with rose (e.g., “Do rose and nose rhyme?”) and produce rhyme words (e.g., “Think of a word that rhymes with rose.”).

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Lesson Plan

Target Words:

  • rose
  • pose
  • hose
  • toes
  • nose
  • chose


  • Pictures of roses* (print on cardstock)
  • Picture cards*
  • Pick a Rose target text*

*Items included below.

State and Model the Objective
Tell the children that they will get to pick a rose and do a pose while they recognize and produce words that rhyme with rose, such as chose, nose, and toes.

Literacy Activities
Pick a rose

  • Let the children each choose and color a picture of a rose (see below).
  • Have the children walk around and exclaim to each other, “You chose a rose!”
  • Invite each child to smell their rose by putting it to his or her nose.
  • Have each child pose with a rose.
  • Continue the activity until each child has had a chance to pose with a rose.
  • Help the children recall the words that rhyme with rose that they heard in the activity (e.g., nose, chose, pose).

Recognize words that rhyme

  • Read the Pick a Rose target text (see below) to the children, emphasizing the words that rhyme with rose.
  • Invite the children to tap their noses each time they hear a word that rhymes with rose as you read the text again.
  • Lay out the picture cards (see below) and help the children identify the pictures of things that rhyme with rose.

Producing words that rhyme

  • Help the children think of words that rhyme with rose (e.g., nose, hose, toes, grows, blows, pose).
  • Tap each child with a rose and ask them to share one of the rhyming words (support as needed).
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SEEL Target Texts

Pick a Rose

Pick a rose.
You chose a rose!
Put the rose to your nose.
Smell the rose.
Smell the rose with your nose.
Pose with your rose.
Take a pose with your rose.
Look at your rose.
Look at my rose.
I have a rose.
You have a rose.
I put a rose to my nose.
Put your rose to your nose.
Do a pose with your rose!
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SEEL lessons align with Common Core Standards. Please see the standards page for the code(s) associated with this lesson.