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Help students learn to analyze Emily Dickinson’s poem, “A Bird Came Down the Walk” with this fun task card set. This poem is on the 4th and 5th grade CCSS ELA Text Exemplar list. Students read the poem and respond to prompts on 12 task cards citing evidence from the text in their foldable booklet that prints using only 3 sheets of paper. This makes a great center activity or class lesson.
For teachers, I’ve included a brief summary of the poem, teacher tips and notes, and suggested web links to the poems online plus video or audio links so students can hear the rhythm of the poetry. Also included are “I Can” statements for Common Core 4th & 5th grade ELA ready to print and hang up on your bulletin board. In addition to the task cards, each poem has a one-page “Meet the Author” page and Acrostic Poem worksheets. These make a great extension or center activity for differentiation.
There's 38 pages of NO PREP materials ready to help you teach and ENJOY poetry.
Materials Included (PDF format):
• Student Version of the Poem – 1 page
• Meet the Author – 1 page
• Emily Dickinson Quote – 1 page
• Poem Summary & Teacher Notes – 1 page
• Website Links – 1 page
• What is Poetry – 1 page
• How to Read a Poem – 1 page
• Teacher Version of Task Card Questions & Answers – 1 page
• Task Cards (easy on the ink in color) – Print 4 per page – 3 pages
• Task Card Answers – print 4 per page – 3 pages
• Student Foldable Book with Printing Directions – 14 pages in color & black & white
• "I Can" statements for your teaching objective wall - 3 pages for 4th and 3 pages for 5th grade
• Acrostic Poem worksheets – 3 pages (great for challenge or extension)
Students will to cite evidence from the text in the foldable response journal to these types of questions:
• Finding new vocabulary
• Determining word and passage meaning
• Finding descriptive adjectives
• Determining mood
• Determining theme
• Determining the rhyme pattern
• Finding figurative language in the text (alliteration, simile, metaphor)
• Finding poem point of view
• Creating a new title for the poem
• Making inferences about the poem
• Finding imagery
• Citing evidence to provide descriptions
• Determining overall message and meaning
• Giving opinions
• Asking questions about what was read
• Finding descriptive language
While this set analyzes poems on the 4th & 5th grade Common Core Text Exemplar list, it would help students in other grades learn to analyze poems.
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