List two before reading strategies you will use to help you comprehend the poem. When you are finished, turn and talk to share! Title
Apply two before reading strategies to the title of the poem and write them in the space provided. Turn the title into a purpose for reading! Who is sharing in the summertime? What is the problem with regards to sharing? I predict this poem is going to tell about two friends that share something important in the summer.
Name two during reading strategies you may want to use while reading a poem.
Use your senses when reading poetry! What do you visualize? What do you hear? What does it feel like? What do you smell? What are you feeling?
visualize “I picture…” Make connections “This reminds me of…” Check predictions and make new predictions monitor-Am I confused?
Read one time independently. On your student copy of the poem show proof of your before and during reading strategies.
T ITLE OF POEM GOES HERE A UTHOR ’ S NAME Provide students with a copy of the poem and leave room on the side for students to show their thinking. Add poem to the power point for discussion.
Numbered heads: Number 1: Read the poem aloud Number 2. Underline words that create a visual image Number 2: Read the poem aloud Number 1: Code the poem for possible connections to self/text/world.
What is the author trying to tell you? Why did the author write this poem?
Write a text message to a friend telling them one thing that makes them a good friend.
Name one before reading strategy and one during reading strategy you used and tell me how they helped you comprehend the poem.