A Hatful of Dragons - Poetry Discussion Questions - Google Slides™ Compatible

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Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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This product includes 44 comprehension, literary instruction, reflection, critical thinking, discussion, and composition prompts on cards for studying the poetry book A Hatful of Dragons written and illustrated by Vikram Madan. This book is a highly engaging and humorous poetry collection that students of all ages will enjoy.

  • This book is an especially useful vehicle for addressing a wide range of TEKS and Common Core standards and the questions provided allow differentiation and adaptation of how the book is used to address these standards in discussion, presentation, and composition.

  • This resource is great for classroom discussion, literature circles, book clubs, poetry unit studies, task cards, book challenges, reflection journals, and/or student writing prompts.

  • This product is compatible with Google Slides™ and can be shared with your students. The resource can also be added to Google Classroom™. Further information is included in the product.

  • The questions are in order according to order of appearance of poems in the book.

  • The questions in this resource are purposefully designed for discussion and reflection. The questions prompt students to think critically about the book, share observations, express their understanding, and make connections and applications while exploring literary elements.

  • This resource is appropriate for use by:
    • Students
    • Classroom teachers
    • Reading teachers and reading specialists
    • Language therapists
    • Librarians
    • Parents
    • Tutors
    • Counselors
    • Individuals who work with students to encourage a love for reading!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.
Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.


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