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This Common Core Poetry Lesson Pack uses the Common Core standards and contains QUESTIONS and ANSWERS modeled after various state exams (for the poem "At the Zoo" by Thackeray). This lesson would be great for 3rd, 4th or 5th graders! One of the things I struggle with the most is preparing my students for all kinds of exams that they will encounter. With this EASY-TO-TEACH Lesson Packet, you can practice with your students, so they will feel more confident analyzing poetry. It is great for pull-outs, push-ins, whole group, small group, or sub plans. Give yourself a breath of fresh air with this NO PREP curriculum that integrates test prep within literature.
Types of Questions:
2 Part Questions
This product includes the following:
A copy of the poem "At the Zoo" by William Makepeace Thackeray
10 Common Core Style Questions and Answers
Answer Key and Explanations
Detailed Lesson Plan
3 Reading Activities (Visualization Graphic Organizer, Reading Questions, and Poetry Writing Activity)
Covers Theme, Central Idea, Words/Phrases, Citing Evidence (Details), and Structure
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Strategies that could be used during or after reading (but are NOT a part of this pack) are SOAPSTone (Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, and Tone), SBAC (Scan, Brainstorm, Analyze, Confirm), SPAUTS (Speaker, Purpose, Audience, Universal Idea, Theme, Strategies), FSA (Firm Up Your Ideas, State Your Reasons, Assess the Truth), ACE (Answer, Cite, Explain), etc.