This poetry lesson features a poem and a quiz aligned to meet Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Missouri Learning Standards (MLS). Continuing the immersive reading lesson theme for the visit to Grandma’s house, both grandma and grandchild prepare to depart. Grandma shares her favorite poem by Abbie Farwell Brown, Friends.
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Lesson Plan PowerPoint
The brief “Friends” overview below has the CCSS standards listed on the first slide as well as an intro to the lesson. PPTX and PDF files enclosed.
Poem & Quiz Worksheets
You may expand on what we have here for your class needs. Choose from either a docx (editable file) or a PDF worksheet (ready-to-go) version for each.
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Determine a theme of a poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Reading 2A (5.R.2.A.): Fiction – Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate fiction, poetry, and drama from a variety of cultures and times.
Reading 2B (5.R.2.B.a-b) – Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate fiction, poetry, and drama from a variety of cultures and times. Poetry – Read, infer, and draw conclusions to perform tasks a-b.