I Must Go Down to the Beach Again Discussion Guide

I Must Go Down to the Beach Again Discussion Guide
Have fun teaching your students about poetry with questions, writing assignments, and drama activities that extend and enhance their enjoyment of the parodied poems in I Must Go Down to the Beach Again.

Grade Levels: 3 - 6

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I Must Go Down to the Beach Again
Karen Jo Shapiro

Author Karen Jo Shapiro has taken 23 classic poems and given them a twist in I Must Go Down to the Beach Again. Kid-friendly parodies of works by Blake, Shakespeare, Dickinson, Poe, and others will spark the imagination and tickle the funny bone of young and old alike. Back matter includes a list of original poets, dates of publication, and author notes.
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