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Read and Understand Poetry, Grades 3-4 contains 26 poem selections organized around these engaging themes:

* Through the Eyes of a Child
* Nature's Mysteries
* Poetic Forms
* North, South, East, West
* Fanciful Fun
* Stories in Verse

Included are poems by such well-known poets as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,...

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Overview

Read and Understand Poetry, Grades 3-4 contains 26 poem selections organized around these engaging themes:

* Through the Eyes of a Child
* Nature's Mysteries
* Poetic Forms
* North, South, East, West
* Fanciful Fun
* Stories in Verse

Included are poems by such well-known poets as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Rachel Field, Lewis Carroll, and Pat Mora.

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557996879
  • Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/28/1998
  • Series: Science Works for Kids Series
  • Edition description: Grades 1-3
  • Pages: 77
  • Sales rank: 707,150
  • Product dimensions: 8.55 (w) x 10.99 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 2
Generations & Legacies 5
"Artist to Artist" (Multiple-Meaning Words; Repetition) 6
"Her Daddy's Hands" (Free Verse; Narrative Voice) 10
"My Grandmother Had One Good Coat" (Narrative Verse; Creative Format) 14
"Seeds" (Enjambement; Metaphor and Simile) 18
"The Farmer" (Rhyming Verse; Metaphor) 22
Seasons of Life 26
"No!" (Repetition) 27
"Wayfarer, There Is No Path" (Translation; Repetition) 31
"Youth, I Do Adore Thee!" (Lyric Poetry; Similes and Metaphors) 35
"New Year Prayer" (Acrostic; Phraseology) 39
"Winter Trees" (Contrast; Personification) 43
Outside My Window 47
"Free as a ..." (List Poem; Alliteration) 48
Haiku Collection (Haiku; Detail) 52
"Dust of Snow" (Rhymed Lyric; Meter) 56
"The Red Wheelbarrow" (Free Verse; Capitalization, Punctuation) 60
"The Brook" (Rhyming Verse, Alliteration) 64
War & Peace 69
"The Charge of the Light Brigade" (Dactylic Meter) 70
"In Flanders Fields" (Meter) 75
"Grass" (Free Verse; Vivid Verbs) 79
"The Wall" (Repetition; Setting) 83
"The Founding of Mexico in 1325" (Oral Tradition; Symbol) 88
"The Destruction of Tlatelolco" (Elegy; Parallel Syntax) 93
Mirth & Magic 97
"The Great Selkie of Skule Skerry" (Ballad; Rhyme) 98
"You Are Old, Father William" (Parody; Dialog) 102
"How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear" (Enjambement; Invented Words) 106
"Two Old Crows" (Dialog; Onomatopoeia) 110
"Round about the caldron go" (List Poem; Alliteration) 114
"Jabberwocky" (Rhyming Verse; Invented Words) 118
Glossary of Poetry Terms 122
About the Poets 129
Reproducible Cover for the Read & Understand Poetry Anthology 132
Poetry Posters 133
Additional Resources 135
Answer Key 136
Index 144
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