"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)

"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)
"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)
"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)
"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)
"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)
"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)
"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)
"Ballad of Birmingham" Close Reading (Irony, Rhyme Scheme, Main Idea, & More!)
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Focus on sequence of events, summary writing, rhyme scheme, irony, and author's purpose using the "Ballad of Birmingham". This comprehensive lesson is Common Core aligned and guides students through the key ideas and structure of the ballad using graphic organizers, sentence frames, and text-based questioning. Due to copyright constraints, the "Ballad of Birmingham" text is not included. Projecting the ballad or giving a copy to each student is recommended.

1st Read:
→ Sequence of Events
→ Signal Words
→ Summary Writing
2nd Read:
→ Rhyme Scheme
→ Irony
3rd Read:
→ Author's Purpose

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