This POETRY BUNDLE (with Test Prep) contains 18 EASY-TO-TEACH Lessons with Common Core Style QUESTIONS and ANSWERS (for 18 poems including "Annabel Lee," "I Hear America Singing," "The Raven," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," etc.) based on the Common Core Reading standards, which would be great for WHOLE GROUP lessons, SMALL GROUP instruction, PULL-OUTS, PUSH-INS, or SUBSTITUTE plans. All texts/images are either original works or PUBLIC DOMAIN. The texts are pretty accessible, so the lessons could be used for 6th-12th graders with or without teacher guidance, depending on the amount of differentiation needed for each student. Each lesson takes about 90 minutes for a total of about 8 weeks worth of lessons, depending on the goals for each lesson.
Types of Questions:
2 Part HOT Text
This BUNDLE includes the following poems:
Poe's "The Raven"
Poe's "The Bells"
Longfellow's "Paul Revere's Ride"
Bradstreet's "To My Dear and Loving Husband"
Donne's "Death Be Not Proud"
Whitman's "I Hear America Singing"
Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"
Dickinson's "Because I could not stop for Death"
Frost's "Fire and Ice"
Poe's "Annabel Lee"
Blake's "A Poison Tree"
Tennyson's "The Charge of the Light Brigade"
Dunbar's "Invitation to Love"
Whitman's "One Song, America"
Menke's "The Nighttime Mother"
Menke's "A Riddle"
Menke's "The Passerby"
This BUNDLE includes the following elements:
192 Common Core Style Questions and Answers (6-20 questions per text)
18 Short Response Questions, Examples, and Rubric
Answer Keys with Teacher Worksheets and Tips for Writing the Short Responses
Detailed Explanations for Answers
Various Poetry Activities for Each Poem
Suggested Lesson Plans and Outline of Standards
Standards: Theme, Words/Phrases, Structure, Characterization, and Textual Evidence