How can you teach poetry to 5th & 6th Graders?
How can you incorporate critical thinking skills while teaching poetry?
How can students learn to identify the speaker in a poem? How can students learn to interpret and compare poems? Can students learn & practise critical thinking skills through poems?
If these are some of the questions you have, view this slideshow on poetry, critical thinking and Common Core Standards. The slideshow uses a poetry activity created by Emily Kissner, a 4th Grade teacher and author, on Frolyc - a real-time publishing platform for teachers.
You can read more about this activity in Emily’s own words here: http://blog.frolyc.com/post/72434739252/poetry-activities-with-activity-spot