Reflection: Joy The Main Idea of a Poem - Section 2: Independent Practice


Students really enjoyed reading the poems in this lesson as you can see in the attached picture. This pair was extremely lively as they worked.  They laughed and giggled as they searched for humorous poems. When students are allowed to select their own text, not only do they read more, but they enjoy it.  

  Joy: Student-Selected Reading
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The Main Idea of a Poem

Unit 16: Exploring Poetry
Lesson 3 of 5

Objective: SWBAT examine how each stanza builds on earlier stanzas in order to identify the main idea of a poem.

Big Idea: Students select poems to read and complete a graphic organizer as they identify the main idea.

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