Are you ready for some fresh and new poetry to spice up your classroom? This product is a COMMON CORE ALIGNED poetry unit for 4th and 5th grades!
There are suggestions to use with each graphic organizer and activity, but they can be used for any poem of your choice!
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The following standards are met in this unit:
4.RL.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text say explicitly and when drawing conclusions.
4.RL.2 Determine the theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
4.RL.3 Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in the story or drama, drawing specific details in the text (e.g. a character’s thoughts, words, or actions)
4.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text
4.RL.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g. verse, rhythm, meter).
4.RL.6 Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first and third person narrations.
4.RL.7 Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
4.RL.9 Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics and patterns of events in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
5.RL.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
5.RL.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama or poem from details in a text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
5.RL.3 Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text. (e.g. how characters interact)
5.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
5.RL.5 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fit together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
5.RL.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
5.RL.7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, and beauty of a text (e.g. graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folk tale, myth, or poem).
5.RL.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g. mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to the similar themes and topics.
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Lauren Bell- One Bright Classroom