Comparisons exercise

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Comparisons exercise

This file contains the poem 'What a Poem's Not' by John Hegley; leading on to an exercise where the children have to make a similar but smaller poem. Children enjoyed the exercise and I found it worked well in getting them to start think

Aligned with Common Core Standard: L.6.6, L.7.6, L.8.6

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July 2016
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January 2016
February 2014
Great fun! I could see using this frame for contrast to define difficult concepts. "An adverb is not an Arrow, but it can still slay someone if used correctly." Endless possibilities!
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September 2009
Thanks I think it;s a great frame to get students thinking about comparison and begining to write a poem.