How to use these selected poems:
This set of classical poems, printables and complete lesson plans meets Common Core Standards for 1st grade including the following:
Key ideas and Details (meets all standards)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1, “With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.2, “With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3, “With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story”.
Craft and Structure (meets all standards)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.4, “Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.5, “Recognize common types of texts”.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.6, “Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text”.
Integration of Knowledge and ideas:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7, “Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting or events”.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Compatibility:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.10, “With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1”.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.4.A “Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.”
For another poetry unit (2 weeks!) click link:
Classical Poetry Unit, 2-weeks long, no-prep!