Read and Understand Poetry, Grades 5-6+ contains 27 poem selections organized around these engaging themes: Generations & Legacies, Seasons of Life, Outside My Window, War & Peace, Mirth & Magic. Included are poems by such well-known poets as William Shakespeare, Vachel Lindsay, William Carlos Williams, and Javaka Steptoe. The first follow-up activity emulates the format students are likely to encounter on standardized language arts tests.
Item content covers: literal comprehension, sequence, word meaning, context clues & inferences, main idea and details
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.