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You Probably Know This Guy by Virginia Bennett. 1 What is the main idea of the poem? Ο A. The cowboy wakes up early. Ο B. The cowboy enjoys his work.

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1 You Probably Know This Guy by Virginia Bennett

2 1 What is the main idea of the poem? Ο A. The cowboy wakes up early. Ο B. The cowboy enjoys his work. Ο C. The cowboy owns many cows. 1 What is the main idea of the poem? Ο A. The cowboy wakes up early. Ο B. The cowboy enjoys his work. Ο C. The cowboy owns many cows. LC01: Demonstrate understanding of theme/ message/main idea and supporting details (Reading GLE 2.1.3)

3 2 What is the meaning of the word monotonous in line 22? Ο A. Simple Ο B. Quiet Ο C. Dull 2 What is the meaning of the word monotonous in line 22? Ο A. Simple Ο B. Quiet Ο C. Dull LC04: Understand and apply content vocabulary critical to the meaning of the text (Reading GLE 1.3.2)

4 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ LA10: Extend information beyond text make generalizations beyond the text to a broader idea or concept (Reading GLEs 2.4.1, 2.4.5)

5 2A 2-point response provides text-based information to identify the best part of being a cowboy and the worst part of being a cowboy. Example: The best thing about being the cowboy is feeding the cows. The worst thing is having to get up early in the morning. 1A 1-point response provides text-based information to identify the best part of being a cowboy Or Provides text-based information to identify the worst part of being a cowboy.

6 Text-based information may include, but is not limited to: Best part of being the cowboy / Worst part of being the cowboy A.He listens to the cats purr / strokes the cat / tousles the ears of his cowdog B.Hes proud of his cows that produced these sons and daughters. C.The herd needs him badly / he needs them too. D.The cows are his reason for getting out of bed. E.He gets up early in the morning. F.Some folks wait until its warmer, hes not that breed. G.Snow crunches / cold air / icicles form on his moustache. H.He takes care of chores (load hay, feeds, waters, feeds the wood heater, makes breakfast). I.He does this every day, every winter, every year / never bored. J.The cows beckon softly / the horses toss their heads and nicker (animals greet cowboy). K. To have animals / be around animals. L.Tends to the animals (check eyes, checks cows). M.Horses stamp impatience when the tack room lights flicker.

7 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. He gets to help baby cows be born and he has all the cows he could want. He has to get up very early in the morning to help the cows and feed and water them L. …help baby cows be born… K. …he has all the cows he could want. E. …has to get up very early in the morning… H. …help the cows and feed and water them 2 2

8 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. Doing work. The cows need him and he needs them too. Getting up early. The snow crunches as he walks, his breath rises in the cold air, icecicles form in his mostache hair. C. The cows need him… C. …and he needs them too. E. Getting up early. G. The snow crunches as he walks… G. …his breath rises in the cold air… G. …icecicles form in his mostache… 2 2

9 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. Having cows. Clening up after cows. K. Having cows. 1 1

10 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. being able to wake up early. having to wake up early. E. being able to wake up early. E. having to wake up early. 1 1

11 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. I think it would be nice because it sounds conferitble. The worst part would be liveing on a farm. Plus im a girl not a boy This response attempts to answer the prompt, but it provides no text-based evidence that corresponds to the rubric bullets. 0 0

12 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. 3 What do you think would be the best part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. What do you think would be the worst part of being the cowboy in the poem? Include information from the poem in your answer. killing peaple and riding a horse dieing This response attempts to answer the prompt, but it provides no text-based evidence that corresponds to the rubric bullets. 0 0

13 4 Why does the cowboy wait until first light appears before he goes outside to work? Ο A. He likes to let the sunlight warm up the temperature outside. Ο B. He needs the sunlight to see while he feeds the animals. Ο C. He knows the sunlight will wake his family to help him. 4 Why does the cowboy wait until first light appears before he goes outside to work? Ο A. He likes to let the sunlight warm up the temperature outside. Ο B. He needs the sunlight to see while he feeds the animals. Ο C. He knows the sunlight will wake his family to help him. LA08: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1) LA08: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1)

14 5 Which phrase best describes the poets purpose for writing this poem? Ο A. To describe to readers the life of a cowboy Ο B. To inform readers about the problems cowboys face Ο C. To entertain readers with a humorous poem about a cowboy 5 Which phrase best describes the poets purpose for writing this poem? Ο A. To describe to readers the life of a cowboy Ο B. To inform readers about the problems cowboys face Ο C. To entertain readers with a humorous poem about a cowboy LA09: Analyze authors purpose (including fact/opinion) and evaluate effectiveness for different audiences (Reading GLEs 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4) LA09: Analyze authors purpose (including fact/opinion) and evaluate effectiveness for different audiences (Reading GLEs 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4)


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