These poetry activities cover ways to help students think about the poems they are reading to understand what the author wants us to learn from the poems. All of these activities are created to use with any poem your students choose. In this set, you will receive the following:
Pages 1-2: Cover and credits Page 3: Poetry questions sheet Page 4: Poetry Scavenger Hunt Page 5: Main Idea and Detail Page Page 6: Author's Purpose Page Page 7: Poetry Fluency Activities Page 8: Task Card explanation and website list Pages 9-14: Task Cards in color and black and white Page 15: Task Card Recording Sheet
These activities are sure to get your students thinking about poetry.
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I graduated from Longwood College in 1997 and spent the first 14 years of my career as an educator in third and fourth grade classrooms. I loved teaching children, but my passion has always been with teaching reading.
I graduated from the University of Virginia with my Masters in Reading in May 2010 and waited patiently for the moment when I could do what I do most and help struggling readers learn to read! In 2011, that dream came true! Now I spend my days as a reading specialist working with students in Kindergarten through fifth grade as they learn to overcome reading difficulties and work to become stronger readers.
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