Casey at the Bat is a well known American classic poem that every child should have the pleasure of reading. This CCSS poem is packed with incredibly rich vocabulary, a sampling of literary devices, and opportunities for your students to explore language and stretch their thinking. Using the collection of activities in this unit, your students will enjoy reading, analyzing, and performing this delightful story of a small town hero put to rhyme.
Here’s some of what’s included in the unit: *Vocabulary Baseball
*Close Reading Questions
*Writing: Baseball Poetry
*Vocabulary Strategies Poster
*Author Bio and Picture
*Story Mountain Graphic Organizer
*Figure of Speech Activities: Onomatopoeia
*Rhyme and Spell
*What's the Meaning?
*Baseball Art Project
*. . .and more!