GARY SOTO'S "4 POEMS" [Lesson Activities & Poems]
This Gary Soto "4 Poems" [Lesson Activities and Poems] product provides students a chance to experience a variety of topics that cause reflection. 4 of Soto's popular poems, 20+ discussion questions/essay prompts, a sample LITERARY & ANALYSIS Chart, LESSON ACTIVITIES, Black & White Versions, quizzes, and a Biography. These poems allow students to read and analyze these poems of literary merit. 9th - 12th Graders will love this product. Check it out!
Gary Soto was born in Fresno, California, on April 12, 1952, to working-class Mexican-American parents. As a teenager and college student, he worked in the fields of the San Joaquin Valley, chopping beets and cotton and picking grapes. He was not academically motivated as a child, but he became interested in poetry during his high school years.
This 9th - 12th grade canonized set of poems allows students to understand society and the need to reflect.
1. "Telephones from the 50s"
2. "Mexicans Begin Jogging"
3. "What Now?"
4. "How Things Work"
This Product Includes:
1. Who is Gary Soto? Written/Video Biography
2. Each poem has 5 -8 Discussion Questions [32 questions]
3. Soto Visual Poetry
4. Literary and Participation Chart [Blank & Printable]
5. Group Poem Presentations
6. Soto's Protégé and much more
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