Best Poems: Advanced Level

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Banish boredom! Excite students with variety?drama, verse, stories, reporting, and more?all at comfortable reading levels

  • Five genres, each in three levels, let students study a particular kind of

    writing at the appropriate reading level

  • Emphasis on reading skills helps ...
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Overview

Banish boredom! Excite students with variety—drama, verse, stories, reporting, and more—all at comfortable reading levels

  • Five genres, each in three levels, let students study a particular kind of

    writing at the appropriate reading level

  • Emphasis on reading skills helps students who have difficulty with a

    traditional literature anthology

  • Integration of reading and writing encourages students to study how

    authors construct their works and then to try to emulate stylistic elements

Rescue bored readers by introducing them to the many exciting forms of

literature. The Best series collects superb nonfiction, play scripts, poetry,

short stories, and stand-alone chapters of longer works, so you can quickly

find well-crafted selections that reflect student interests. Best of all, we’ve

tailored the series to three reading levels, making it the perfect tool for

reaching out to students of any ability who aren’t succeeding with more

traditional anthologies.

  • Introductory: Reading Level 5-6, Interest Level 6-8
  • Middle: Reading Level 7-8, Interest Level 6-10
  • Advanced: Reading Level 9-12, Interest Level 9-12
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780890618493
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Edition description: Levels I-L
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Sales rank: 814,116
  • Age range: 14 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Table of Contents

Best PoemsAdvanced
Unit 1, What is a Poem?Flying Fish by Carl SandburgSelf Portrait by Samantha AbeelThe Argument of His Book by Robert HerrickApril by Marcia Masters.05 by Ishmael Reedold age sticks by e.e. cummingsBirches by Robert FrostI Am Singing Now by Luci Tapahonso
Unit 2, Speakers in PoetryThe Corn by Daniel David MosesTo Julia de Burgos by Julia de Burgos, translated by Maria ArrillagaI Heard a Fly Buzz by Emily DickinsonTwo Friends by David IgnatowGirls Can We Educate We Dads? by James BerryRice and Rose Bowl Blues by Diane Mei Lin MarkMy Last Duchess by Robert BrowningFlannan Isle by Wilfrid Wilson GibsonThe Deacon's Masterpiece; or, The Wonderful "One-Hoss Shay" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Unit 3, Imagery, Concrete Language, and MoodAbandoned Farmhouse by Ted KooserThe Morning My Father Died, April 7, 1963 by James Masao MitsuiIn an Iridescent Time by Ruth StoneI Wandered Lonely As a Cloud by William WordsworthThe Proletariat Speaks by Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar-NelsonPoem to Be Read at 3 A.M. by Donald JusticeThe Breathing by Denise Levertov
Unit 4, Sounds in PoetryCool Tombs by Carl SandburgSpring and Fall by Gerard Manley Hopkinstruth by Gwendolyn BrooksThe Burning by N. Scott MomadayIdaho by Kaye StarbirdA narrow Fellow in the Grass by Emily DickinsonThe Raven by Edgar Allan PoeCargoes by John MasefieldThe Tyger by William BlakeShall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? by William Shakespeare
Unit 5, Figurative LanguageThe Waning Moon by Percy Bysshe ShelleyMetaphor by Eve MerriamSong of the Sky Loom Tewa Indian prayer, translated by Herbert J. SpindenWhen I Hear Your Name by Gloria Fuertes, translated by Ada Long and Philip LevineDeath, Be Not Proud by John DonneMarch 1st by Kathleen SpivackBirthday by M.T. BuckleyTiburón by Martín EspadaFall, leaves, fall by Emily Brontë
Unit 6, Form in PoetryOh Mistress Mine by William ShakespeareStanzas (When a Man Hath No Freedom to Fight for at Home) by George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron ByronKeeping Things Whole by Mark StrandShe Walks in Beauty by George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron ByronThe Eagle by Alfred, Lord TennysonVillanelle VI by Judith BarringtonTwo Hokku Poems by Richard WrightIf Thou Must Love Me, Let It Be for Naught by Elizabeth Barrett BrowningSwan and Shadow by John Hollander
Unit 7, Author's PurposeIf We Must Die by Claude McKayOld Ironsides by Oliver Wendell HolmesThe Flying Cat by Naomi Shihab NyeThe Solitary by Sara TeasdaleWoman with Flower by Naomi Long MadgettA Work of Artifice by Marge PiercyCinderella by Anne SextonUlysses by Alfred, Lord TennysonBreak, Break, Break by Alfred, Lord TennysonCaged Bird by Maya Angelou

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