Identify forms of text as poems, plays, or stories. SPI 0301.8.3
Links verified on 3/10/2016
- Bear's Race with Turtle - Indian myth [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Biographies - identify what a biography is
- Cartoon Fill-ins - Create your own cartoon by filling in the form
- Compare and Contrast WebQuest - Mother Goose has been told that all of her fairytales and rhymes are too old. She is looking for boys and girls to help her rewrite a few of her old stories into newer or modern ones.
- The Difference between a story and a play - visual graph displaying the differences
- Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense - Lesson plan
- Folk Tales - learn to recognize the features of folk tales
- Free Skits for Kids - Numerous skits for children.
- How Buzzard Got His Clothing - Indian myth [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Letter Poem Creator: Student Interactive - Letter poems are a particularly apt medium for exploring a defining characteristic of poetry-line breaks. As students work to transform narrative-style letters (shown at left) into poetic format, they are encouraged to think carefully about where to end each line.
- Making Bread - online story
- My Aunt Came Back - poem to print for your students - includes illustrations
- Poetry - Word Play - site to create your own poems online
- Retelling is Fun! Retelling Activities for The True Story of the Three Little Pigs - Lesson plan
- That Wasn't the Best Part - online story
- What Makes Poetry? Exploring Line Breaks - Lesson plan
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