The Giving Tree Anniversary Teaching Guide

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Celebrate poetry month all of April with a guide that uses six of Shel Silverstein's most famous books as a basis for the lessons. Discussion questions and writing activities are provided for each of Silverstein's books.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a poetry study
  • Provide dictionaries and thesauruses for children to refer to when they are writing poems and creating alliterations
Classroom Considerations

  • Ensure you have all or some of the books listed in the activity guide
  • Some activities require experience working with reading strategies like inferencing, figurative language, poetry analysis, and more
  • Notebook paper or writing journals are necessary
Pros

  • Designed to meet specific Common Core standards
  • Activities are adaptable to several grade levels
Cons

  • Does not come with any reproducibles for the class