This short poem describes the Autumn leaves falling down in their various colours. It has the warm colours of red, orange and yellow, but brown has also been included which is something I didn't know was associated with Autumn.
Poetry Skills - Although this might be a little "young" for our age group, I think it gives an excellent description of different types of poems (which is something I've had to re-learn recently) and could still be used in 7th grade.
Reading Comprehension Passages These reading comprehension passages are summer themed but can be used any time of the year. The nonfiction passages are a fun and easy way to get students settled at the beginning of class! They can also be used for homework or in a reading center. Enjoy! Christina 2nd grade 3rd grade back to school free reading comprehension resources literacy activities