Read and Write Poetry With Where the Sidewalk Ends
In this 3-week course, students will read Shel Silverstein's "Where the Sidewalk Ends" and have the opportunity to write their own poem in his style.
US Grade 3 - 6
In this 3-week course, Students will read the popular book of poetry Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein. Often hilarious and always entertaining, these poems are a delight to read aloud and share together with friends. In addition to enjoying the content of the poems, students with discuss poetic devices such as rhyme scheme, rhythm, alliteration, and more. After finishing the book, students will have an opportunity to write their own poetry in the style of the author. Students...
Students will read Where the Sidewalk Ends. Students will write there own poetry in the style of Shel Silverstein. Students will discuss poetry terms and devices.
Homework OfferedStudents will be asked to read several poems independently between classes. Students will also be asked to compose their own poem and create a drawing to accompany it.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Students will need to have a copy of Where the Sidewalk Ends. An amazon link can be found in the class description for your convenience.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Hi, I'm Teacher Tricia, and I'm so happy to be here on Outschool with you. I teach classes in a variety of subjects including language arts, literature, history, and life skills. As a homeschool mom of two kiddos, I have experience teaching in...
$15weekly or $45 for 3 classes
1x per week, 3 weeks
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(5)
Completed by 15 learners
Live video meetings
2-8 learners per class
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