"Casey at the Bat" Unit

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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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This is an extremely detailed, CCSS-aligned unit. Student read and analyze the poem "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. It is designed to help students analyze what the poem says explicitly as well draw inferences from the text. Students will determine the poem’s theme and analyze the theme development over the course of the text. In addition, students will investigate word choice, figurative language, and mood. Students will acquire a range of general academic and domain-specific vocabulary words in this unit. In addition, students will develop a strong understanding of the elements of narrative poetry in this “Casey at the Bat” Unit.

Students are actively engaged in this unit on “Casey at the Bat” through writing prompts, work with partners, plot event presentations, small group activities, figurative language centers, word choice circles, and multiple creative readings of the poem.

Topics of Study:
- Poem Analysis
- Narrative Poetry
- Words in Context
- Plot Sequence
- Word Choice
- Mood Analysis
- Figurative Language (Alliteration, Simile, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Hyperbole)

Unit Content:
- Unit Overview
- Daily Detailed Lesson Plans
- Poem - “Casey at the Bat”
- Student Packet (with all in-class activities and lessons)
- Plot Event Analysis Worksheets
- Word Choice Activity
- Vocabulary Word Activity
- Figurative Language Centers
- Formative Assessment - Comprehension Check
- Summative Assessment - Test
- Teacher Modeling Keys
- Notes and Assessment Keys

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Total Pages
85 (including cover pages)
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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"Casey at the Bat" Unit
"Casey at the Bat" Unit
"Casey at the Bat" Unit
"Casey at the Bat" Unit