Reflection: Gradual Release Figurative Language with Casey at Bat - Section 3: Guided Practice

 

This part of the lesson actually morphed into the independent practice.  I pulled the entire yellow group and the scholars who felt "shady hazy" to work with me and go line-by-line, stanza-by-stanza to search for metaphors.  As scholars felt more comfortable, I sent them off to explore the poem on their own.  It ended up working out very well because my ELL co-teacher pulled the pink group (the high group) first.  So the entire lesson flowed very nicely! 

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Figurative Language with Casey at Bat

Unit 4: Give It All You've Got - Part III
Lesson 8 of 9

Objective: SWBAT analyze figurative language in the poem, "Casey At The Bat".

Big Idea: Figurative language is pretty, but what does it mean?

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