The simple, structured lessons of Read and Understand Poetry are designed to help teachers guide students in reading and responding to poetry. The poems include contemporary and classic selections chosen especially for each grade level.
Read and Understand Poetry, Grades 3‚Äì4 contains 26 poem selections organized around these engaging themes:
‚Ä¢ Through the Eyes of a Child
‚Ä¢ Nature‚Äôs Mysteries
‚Ä¢ Poetic Forms
‚Ä¢ North, South, East, West
‚Ä¢ Fanciful Fun
‚Ä¢ Stories in Verse
Included are poems by such well-known poets as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Rachel Field, Lewis Carroll, and Pat Mora.
The first follow-up activity emulates the format students are likely to encounter on standardized language arts tests.
Item content covers:
‚Ä¢ literal comprehension
‚Ä¢ word meaning
‚Ä¢ context clues & inferences
‚Ä¢ main idea and details
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.