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.
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, and complete answer key.
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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, and "A Poem for My Librarian Mrs. Long," by Nikki Giovanni. A total of 272 pages with answer key.
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