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Poetry Theme Lesson with "STAAR" like Comprehension Questions
Speaker of Poem
Feelings of the Speaker
Type of Poem
I suggest that you use "The Road not Taken" by Robert Frost, however, you should use any narrative poem YOU love to teach this lesson by copy/pasting into the space provided. I also included poetry websites that you may use find a poem to use.
English Language Arts and Reading Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS )
TEKS 3.6 A Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Poetry. Describe the characteristics of various forms of poetry and how they create imagery (e.g., narrative poetry, lyrical poetry, humorous poetry, free verse).
TEKS 3.10 A Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Sensory Language. Identify language that creates a graphic visual experience and appeals to the senses.
Reading/Comprehension Skills – Figure 19 make inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding; (Fiction= RS) (Literary Nonfiction, Poetry = SS)
You can differentiate these two assignments by filling in more information for students that require more supports to be successful and/or highlighting the words that create imagery. This graphic organizers is perfect for small group instruction, literacy centers, reteaching skills, extending the lesson, and state assessment preparation. GT, ELL, ESL, bilingual, special education, general education, and struggling students will happily participate with these lessons! You may change these forms to fit your individual classroom needs; however, please do not copyright the new creation or sell it. I reserve the right to sell this product. Good luck and I hope you have fun teaching this poetry lesson!