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Poetry Month Close Reading Comprehension Activities with Digital

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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  1. Celebrate National Poetry month and help your students practice fluency skills and close reading strategies with these print and digital biography articles about famous poets and classic poetry pieces. This set includes BOTH print and digital options!Included are 5 two page biography articles that a
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Looking for print and digital poetry close reading activities that are perfect for the classroom or at home learning?

Help your students practice fluency skills and close reading strategies with these poetry close reading activities. Included are close reading anchor charts, graphic organizer, and 8 classic poems that are matched with comprehension questions and activities to increase students' understanding of reading poetry.

This set includes BOTH a digital option to use with Google™ Classroom and includes easy set up directions.

Perfect for National Poetry Month in April or during any poetry unit. These passages and comprehension questions will have your students practicing how to gather important information and reflect as they read.

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  • Directions and Link to share with students using Google Classroom™
  • 8 Classic Poems with 2 pages of Reader Response Questions for each

✎Questions require critical thinking

✎Questions are text dependent

✎poetry reading increases fluency skills

  • Close Reading Anchor Charts (in two sizes)

Recent feedback on this product:

"I'm using these in my reading centers as part of my test prep. The students love them. Thank you so much."

"Great packet of poems! My class really enjoyed these poems and activities! "

"Fun and engaging poetry resource."

"Excellent resource as we begin our unit on poetry!"

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.


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