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“Star Spangled Banner” Poetry Bundle

4th, 5th Grade • Lesson Plan Bundle

Lesson Plan Description

Perfect for multilingual learners, these 4 poetry lesson supports oral language development with strategic use of sentence frames and collaborative work.  Using specific student engagement protocols, your students will:

  • Segment 1: Synthesize a poem to discover key details, analyze word/phrase meanings and find the main idea and write a 3 to 5 sentence summary capturing the main idea of the poem
  • Segment 2: Create a “boo”k to analyze words, phrases and expressions within a poem
  • Segment 3: Identify author’s craft and key details in the text by extending their “book”
  • Segment 4: Analyze more deeply author’s craft and organization of the poem in order to finalize their student created books

These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.