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Comparisons exercise

Grade Level Grades 6-8
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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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Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

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4.5
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Generated comment #63085
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July 04, 2016
Generated comment #9607
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January 30, 2016
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!
Liberty5
February 08, 2014
Great resource
Thanks I think it;s a great frame to get students thinking about comparison and begining to write a poem.
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September 19, 2009

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