In this FREE Halloween Lesson students will analyze the Halloween-themed poem “Mr. Macklin’s Jack O’Lantern” by David McCord. Then, they’ll record their understanding and analysis of the poem in an interactive flip book. The lesson encourages multiple readings of the poem which leads to a deeper understanding and comprehension of the text. While analyzing the poem, students will identify the sequence of events, its mood, and elements of figurative language. Students will support their analysis with evidence from the poem. McCord’s poem is a perfect celebration of Halloween and the flip books make analyzing poetry fun!
Included in this Halloween Freebie…
• Lesson Overview
• Detailed Lesson Plan
• “Mr. Macklin’s Jack O’Lantern” by David McCord
• Poem Analysis Flip Book – 5 pages – Sequencing, Mood, Figurative Language, and Analysis
• Teacher Key
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Celebrate Halloween in the classroom with these other FREE Halloween Activities:
• Spooky Story Writing
• Trick AND Treat Halloween Activity –
Figurative Language and Reading Comprehension
Make teaching and learning about POETRY
fun and interactive with these popular resources:
• Autumn Poems - Poetry Analysis Flip Books
• Winter Poems - Poetry Analysis Flip Books
• Poetry Analysis Unit
• Poetry Writing Unit (11 Days)
• Interactive Poetry Lessons and Activities
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