This is a set of 3 activities that can be used to model Close Reading in poetry or for independent practice using the poem " April Rain Song" by Langston Hughes. Students will focus on comprehension, personification, and the mood of the poem.
Common Core Aligned for 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grades.
4th- RL 4.2, RL 4.10. L 4.5
5th- RL 5.2, RL 5.10, L 5.5
6th- RL 6.2, RL 6.10, L 6.5
7th- RL 7.2, RL 7.10, L 7.5
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