Title: Four poems about the seasonsReading Goal: Free-verseTeam Cooperation Goal: Active ListeningGenre: Poetry
It snows when it’s cold and then we can play with friends young and old all the long day in fields of white fun making snowballs just right so that we can stun the other team and win the play fight Out in the snow. What is this poem about? What a poem is about is called it’s subject. What is the subject of this poem?
Today it’s so hot I can’t even think I just need to drink some water that’s not warm but very cold so my dusty dry throat can sing a clear note and my voice can be bold. What is the subject of this poem? What is the rhyme pattern?
Team Talk Let’s preview the questions on page 153 of your treasure hunt.
Partner Read 15 minutes • Put 2 sticky notes on words that are new or unfamiliar to you pages 384-385 • Partner Read p. A:384-B:385 • Restate page B:384 and A:385 • Read Silently: Page 384-385 • Discuss with team words you clarified
Team Discussion • Pass out Team Discussion Cards • Discuss answers to team talk questions 1-3 • Write answers to question 1 and 3
Class Discussion • What are some of the words you clarified? • Answer questions 1-4
Adventures in Writing 15 min Treasure hunt page 51 Discuss with your table first. Remember Free verse does not rhyme. Figurative language? Simile and metaphor. My eyes sparkled like diamonds Her hair is gold
Vocabulary Practice Treasure Hunt Page 73
Fluency5 min Pg 72-74, paragraphs 1-6