Want your kids to love poetry? Shel Silverstein's wacky, funny, adventurous poems make it possible!
This poetry study, based on six of Shel Silverstein's poems, includes multiple choice questions aligned with 5th grade ELA Common Core State Standards. (**Poems are NOT included to prevent copyright infringement).
The name of the poem is listed at the top of each page, and then following the title are the multiple choice questions about each poem.
The poetry study includes the following six Shel Silverstein's poems from his collection, "Where the Sidewalk Ends":
1) Captain Hook - 3 multiple choice questions
2) It's Dark in Here - 3 multiple choice questions
3) Ourchestra - 4 multiple choice questions
4) Smart - 4 multiple choice questions
5) Sick - 6 multiple choice questions
6) No Thank You - 4 multiple choice questions
This Shel Silverstein Poetry Study is aligned with the following 5th grade ELA standards:
RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RL.5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
RL.5.3 Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
RL.5.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Need additional poetry resources? Check out two other poetry studies listed in my store:
Poetry Study (#1)
Poetry Study #2