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Poetry Break! - A Birthday by Christina Rossetti - PDF and Google Slides

Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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  • PDF
  • Google Apps™
Pages
9 pages
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Description

This resource was updated in 2021 to include a Google Slides version and updated look! Great for distance learning!

This Poetry Break! features the first stanza of A Birthday by Christina Rossetti. Don't be fooled - its more about love than birthdays! This is a great poem for Valentine's Day, or anytime! The Student sheet focuses on analyzing the similes and images in this poem, and making an inference about the title. In a few minutes, you can hit a lot of standards!

You get:

1. A copy of the poem

2. Suggestions for teaching, including biographical information about Rossetti that helps you understand her themes

3. A Student Sheet

4. A Poetry Glossary

5. A Google Slides version of the student sheets

Take a break for poetry!

This resource is included in the Poetry Break! - No Prep Valentine's Day Mini Unit

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Want to continue the poetry fun? Check out these other fun poetry resources!

Poetry Break! - Wind and Window Flower by Robert Frost

Poetry Break! - A Ring Upon Her Finger by Christina Rossetti

A Visit from St. Nicholas - No prep holiday activities

Limericks by Edward Lear - Perfect for St. Patrick's Day!

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
N/A
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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