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Poetry Unit: Analyzing and Comprehending Poems- Common Core- 4th, 5th, 6th

Poetry Unit: Analyzing and Comprehending Poems- Common Core- 4th, 5th, 6th
Poetry Unit: Analyzing and Comprehending Poems- Common Core- 4th, 5th, 6th
Poetry Unit: Analyzing and Comprehending Poems- Common Core- 4th, 5th, 6th
Poetry Unit: Analyzing and Comprehending Poems- Common Core- 4th, 5th, 6th
Poetry Unit: Analyzing and Comprehending Poems- Common Core- 4th, 5th, 6th
Poetry Unit: Analyzing and Comprehending Poems- Common Core- 4th, 5th, 6th
Poetry Unit: Analyzing and Comprehending Poems- Common Core- 4th, 5th, 6th
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Overview: In this poetry unit 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students will analyze poems as a class, in small groups, and independently. This unit is a great resource for reading comprehension.

This poetry unit focuses on:
- Analyzing and labeling the text structure of a poem (lines, stanzas, rhyme pattern, meter, rhythm)
- Determining the theme of a poem based on textual evidence
- Determining the speaker of a poem and their point of view based on textual evidence
- Identifying similes and metaphors and determining their meanings
- Identifying onomatopoeia and alliteration in poetry
- Making inferences based on text clues and background knowledge

This unit includes:
- 10 Detailed Lesson Plans
- “Poetry Terms” graphic organizer and “Teacher’s Guide”
- “Determining the Theme of a Poem” graphic organizer
- “Determining the Speaker of a Poem” graphic organizer
- SmartBoard Notebook Links (for figurative language interactive activities)
- “Figurative Language” graphic organizer and “Teacher’s Guide”
- 14 poems with activities or comprehension questions, including "In Flanders Fields”, "Fog", “They Were My People”, “Bed in Summer”, “I, Too”, “A Happy Man”, “The Base Stealer”, “Written in March”, “Seeds”, “Mother to Son”, “Two Old Crows”, “Excerpt: The Brook”, “The Echoing Green”, “Words Free as Confetti” (these can be used as assessment)

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Grades: 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade

Common Core: ELA RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, RL.6.10


ALSO CHECK OUT:
Poetry Investigation - FREE

Poetry Station/Center

Poetry Performance Project

Compare/Contrast with Poetry

Inference/Drawing Conclusion Unit

Figurative Language Hunt

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37 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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