Read and Understand Poetry, Grades 2–3 contains 27 poem selections organized around these engaging themes:
Beasts, Birds, & Bugs
Seasons & Celebrations
Stuff & Nonsense
Poems in Song
A World of Sights & Sounds
Included are poems by such well-known poets as Christina Rossetti, Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Frost, and Pat Mora.
The first follow-up activity emulates the format students are likely to encounter on standardized language arts tests.
Item content covers:
context clues & inferences
main idea and details
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.