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This Common Core Poetry Lesson Test Prep Pack uses the Common Core standards and contains QUESTIONS and ANSWERS (for the poem "Death Be Not Proud" by John Donne) modeled after Common Core-based state exams. One of the things I struggle with the most is preparing my students for all kinds of exams that they will encounter. With this EASY-TO-TEACH packet, you can practice with your students, so they will feel more confident analyzing poetry. It is great for pull-outs, push-ins, whole group, small group, or sub plans. Give yourself a breath of fresh air with this NO PREP curriculum that integrates test prep within literature.
Types of Questions:
2 Part HOT Text
This product includes the following:
The poem "Death, Be Not Proud" by John Donne
12 Common Core Style Questions and Answers w/ 1 Short Response
EASY-TO-GRADE Multiple Choice Quiz (revised from the other questions)
Answer Key and Explanations for ALL answers
Suggested Lesson Plan
Reading Activites for the poem
Sample Short Response with Rubric
Covers Theme, Words/Phrases, Citing Evidence, and Structure
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Strategies that could be used during or after reading (but are NOT a part of this pack) are SOAPSTone (Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, and Tone), SBAC (Scan, Brainstorm, Analyze, Confirm), SPAUTS (Speaker, Purpose, Audience, Universal Idea, Theme, Strategies), FSA (Firm Up Your Ideas, State Your Reasons, Assess the Truth), ACE (Answer, Cite, Explain), etc.