Ernest Lawrence Thayer's "Casey At The Bat" is an excellent poem to get you students excited about poetry in the middle school classroom. This download will walk your students through figurative language in this poem that also includes a point of view activity. Also included are teacher directions for you and answer keys to save you time!
When I taught this in my classroom, my students LOVED it! At the end of the class, they asked for more lessons just like this one. They love the poem, love the lesson that went with it, and really enjoyed the hands-on activity at the end. It is a great day!
Included with this purchase:
**Figurative language definition reference sheet
**Figurative language worksheets
**Point of View Writing Assignment with artistic elements as options to appeal to all students.
**Answer keys to all worksheets and figurative language definitions. You can opt to hand the students to completed definitions if you want to save time, or if you have covered these previously.
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