May Day
Reading Comprehension Activity

Spring has sprung in fairy land! See how they celebrate the warmer weather together with this short poem. Students will read the poem and answer follow-up questions about rhyme and other elements of poetry.

Topic(s): Realistic Fiction. Skill(s): Theme, Story Elements, Rhythm & Rhyme. Genre(s): Poetry

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There comes a day

In merry May

When fairies play


The sun shines down

And all around

The tiny town

There’s dancing.

They beat their wings,

The robin sings,

And Nature brings

Warm weather.

Goodbye to snow!

To Spring, hello!

Cry fairies aglow

And prancing.

Comprehension Questions

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