This must-have resource provides 21 original poems that focus on short vowel sounds to support phonemic and phonological awareness in grades PreK-2. Each grade-level appropriate poem features a corresponding lesson that includes two cross-curricular connections and include phonemic matching, isolation, blending, substitution, and segmentation. Take-home activities encourage linguistic interaction with friends and family members, which is especially useful for English language learners. This book features digital resources that include activity pages, poems, family letters, and an audio recording of each poem. This resource is aligned to College and Career Readiness standards.