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Casey at the Bat Activity Bundle (E. Thayer) -PDF

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6th - 12th, Adult Education
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    Set of activities for use with the poem “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. Includes reading questions, graphic organizers, several culminating projects, and more. Projects include alternate point of view writing, newspaper article writing, and a write your own. Also, compare the poem with the short film version. Answer keys and rubrics included. Many options to pick from to fit your classroom needs.


    Reading Activities: Reading questions in order of the text with answer key. Critical Thinking questions with short rubric. Reading Quiz with key.

    Vocabulary 22 terms, 2 phrases from the text. Terms list plus definitions. Task cards for groupwork or jigsawing.

    Literary Essay 3 poem-specific topics, plus one on theme. Rubric included.

    Alternate Point of View Story Students will write from Casey's point of view. Options for a short narrative story or a poem. Pre-writing and reflection worksheets also included.

    Newspaper Writing Activity: students write an article about the baseball game. Includes rubric and handout on newspaper article writing.

    Casey at the Bat Write Your Own: Students analyze poem to identify poetic devices, then use those devices in their own poem about a competition with an unexpected or disappointing ending. Rubric, poetry analysis worksheets, reflection activity, and poetic devices handout.

    Poem vs Film_Movie vs Book_Activity Students compare the poem with the short film. Comparison table, additions to the film, best of both worlds worksheets. Plus final evaluation paragraph or essay.


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    64 pages
    Answer Key
    Included with rubric
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