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The Cold Within - A Poetry Lesson Activity for Determining Theme
Poetry student activity with directions and printable to determine a theme and to paraphrase the poem “The Cold Within” by James Patrick Kinney.
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Tennessee RLA Standard:
5.RL.KID.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
NCTE Standard 3
Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.
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