Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer Poetry Analysis Poem Task Cards

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Help students have fun analying Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s poem, “Casey at the Bat” with this task card mini-unit and so much more. This poem is on the 4th & 5th grade CCSS ELA Text Exemplar list. Students read the poem and respond to prompts on 12 task cards citing evidence from the text in their foldable booklet that prints using only 3 sheets of paper. This makes a great center activity or class lesson.

DISTANCE LEARNING NOTE: While this is not a Google Classroom product, you have permission to use this product as a digital product with your students PROVIDED YOU USE THE MATERIALS BEHIND A SECURED OR PASSWORD PROTECTED SITE and materials are NOT posted directly to the Internet for others to view. - HR Updated 4/27/2020 during Covid 19 home learning time.

For teachers, I’ve included a brief summary of the poem, teacher tips and notes, vocabulary list, and access to my poetry analysis web site collection. Also included are “I Can” statements for Common Core 4th & 5th grade ELA ready to print and hang up on your bulletin board. In addition to the task cards, each poem has a one-page “Meet the Author” page and Acrostic Poem worksheets. These make a great extension or center activity for differentiation.

There's 40 pages of NO PREP materials ready to help you teach and ENJOY poetry.

Your purchase includes the password to my poetry analysis web link collection for these poems. I’ve found online sources for you for each poem to build background knowledge, learn about the poet's life, watch videos, listen to audio links, read the poem online, and more.

Students will to cite evidence from the text in their response to these types of questions:

• Finding new vocabulary

• Determining word and passage meaning

• Determining mood

• Determining the setting

• Determining the rhyme scheme

• Author’s use of repetition

• Finding figurative language in the text (alliteration, simile, metaphor)

• Finding poem point of view

• Making inferences about the poem

• Finding imagery

• Citing evidence to provide descriptions

• Determining overall message and meaning

• Giving opinions

• Asking questions about what was read

• Finding descriptive language

Materials Included (PDF format):

• Student Version of the Poem - with and without line numbers

• Meet the Author

• Poem Summary & Teacher Notes

• Poem Vocabulary

• Online access to my poetry analysis web link collection (password included)

• What is Poetry

• How to Read a Poem

• "I Can" Statement Wall Posters for 4th and 5th grade CCSS-ELA

• Teacher Version of Task Card Questions & Answers

• Task Cards (easy on the ink in color) – Print 4 per page

• Task Card Answers – print 4 per page

• Student Folded Book with Printing Directions - color & BW

• Acrostic Poem worksheets

While this set analyzes poems on the 4th & 5th grade Common Core Text Exemplar list, it would help students in other grades learn to analyze poems.

WAIT! BEFORE PURCHASING! This set is included in the BUNDLE of 9 Task Card

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Total Pages
40 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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