The Sad Shoes Poetry Activity: Main Idea and Supporting Details

A great way to reinforce or supplement a poetry lesson or unit! In this activity, students are asked to analyze a poem for its main idea and supporting details. Using the text of the poem "The Sad Shoes" (included with the printable), students will complete pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading activities that focus on determining the main idea and supporting details. This printable includes group and reading-buddy options, as well as a whole-class activity.
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Develop Reading Fluency Using Poetry
Develop Reading Fluency Using Poetry
Teacher Created Resources
Use poetry to motivate students and reinforce comprehension, critical thinking, and vocabulary. The activities in this book are easy to implement and can be used to supplement any reading program.

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