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  Practical Poetry: A Guide for Teaching the Common Core Text Exemplars for Poetry in Grades 6-8 - PRINT

 
Print Price: $29.95
Format: Professionally Printed
ISBN: 978-0-9845205-5-8
Pages: 272
Copyright: 2010
Writer: Mary Pat Mahoney

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LG20558-02
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Our unique poetry teaching Guide, Practical Poetry: A Guide to Teaching the Common Core Text Exemplars for Poetry in Grades 6-8 focuses specifically on teaching the Common Core standards in English Language Arts through the Common Core Text Exemplars for Poetry in Grades 6-8. (272 pages including answer key)

Practical Poetry includes
  • Author biographies
  • Historical context articles
  • Notes on the poems
  • Vocabulary and unique terminology for the poems
  • Standards Focus activities
  • Assessment Preparation activities
  • "You Try" activities
  • Quizzes on each of the poems
  • Two final tests
  • Complete answer key

Poems covered include all of the Common Core Grades 6-8 Text Exemplars for Poetry
  • "I Too Sing America" by Langston Hughes
  • "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • "O Captain! My Captain!" by Walt Whitman
  • "Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll
  • "Twelfth Song of Thunder," a Navajo Traditional
  • "The Railway Train" by Emily Dickinson
  • "The Song of Wandering Aengus" by W.B. Yeats
  • "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost
  • "Chicago" by Carl Sandburg
  • selections from The Book of Questions by Pablo Neruda
  • "Oranges" by Gary Soto
  • "A Poem for My Librarian Mrs. Long," by Nikki Giovanni.
Notes About This Product
  • Common Core State Standards alignment has not been notated within this Guide. Activities and lessons for this Guide are aligned with the CCSS, however Comprehension Check Questions, quizzes, and tests may not equal the rigor found in some popular standardized Common Core assessments.


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