Shel Silverstein Poetry Task Cards are great for poetry month or all year round! The task cards are based on specific poems from the beloved poet, Shel Silverstein. They touch on essential reading comprehension skills.
Note: This resource has undergone a makeover! Same great resource with cuter fonts and graphics. If you already own it, just click 'Download," to grab the updated version!
This is a set of 100 task cards. (There are 16 task cards for each of 5 specific poems from Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein, plus a bonus 20 task cards that can be used for any poem!)
The poems are:
**Poem Texts are NOT included**
For each poem, there are 8 multiple choice task cards and 8 short answer or creative response task cards.
Skills addressed include:
Also included are 20 more general task cards that can be used for any other poem you choose.
This pack also include:
*specific teacher notes with suggestions for use
*poetry center rubric
*task card checklist for students
*center directions page
*answer key (for multiple choice questions)
*common core standards for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades
If you like these, check out Volume 2 with 5 poems from A Light in the Attic
Shel Silverstein Task Cards Volume 2
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Shel Silverstein Creative Writing Task Cards
More Poetry Resources that are More Than a Worksheet:
Poetry Month for the Busy Teacher