Read and Understand Poetry, Grades 4–5 contains 27 poem selections organized around these engaging themes:
Verse in Motion
The Work of Our Hands
On the Railroad
Water & Waves
From the Pages of History
Included are poems by such well-known poets as Edward Lear; Walt Whitman; Alfred, Lord Tennyson; 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.