Teaching Gary Soto's poem, "Oranges"? This 38-slide all-inclusive PowerPoint is all you need to guarantee a stimulating, thought provoking, Common Core-aligned lesson. Slides include background information on Gary Soto, anticipation questions, the text, rigorous discussion/essay questions and engaging writing activities. Your students will love this rite-of-passage poem about first love.
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Assess student learning with the "Oranges" Close Reading Test: "Oranges" Close Reading Test
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Terrific Teacher Tip: Use acrostic poetry. Check for understanding by giving students a key word/concept from the lesson. Write it vertically and have them write a detail or descriptor that starts with each of the letters of the key word/concept.
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