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

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

Mary Pat Mahoney

Published May 31st 2011
ISBN : 9780984520558
Paperback
272 pages
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This Poetry GuidePractical 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 inMoreThis Poetry GuidePractical 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. Poems covered include: I Too Sing America by Langston Hughes, Paul Reveres Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 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.