Poetry comprehension can be difficult for many elementary students, and it can be tough to find grade-appropriate poems to use. This no-prep packet includes 2 engaging poems with comprehension questions that are perfect for a 5th grade poetry unit, guided reading groups, or test prep!
This resource includes a printable version and a digital version in Google Slides™.
Two poems are included:
"It Couldn't Be Done" by Edward Guest
"Spider" by Jane Taylor
**These poems may be a little challenging for some readers, so you may want to read them online before purchasing this resource.
Each poem has 7 multiple-choice questions that focus on a variety of nonfiction reading skills as well as word analysis strategies. Answer keys are provided.
Recommended Grade Levels: 5
Number of Pages: 9 + 6 slides
Supported Standards: 2017 English SOL 5.4 and 5.5
What Teachers Are Saying:
"These poems were a great resource for my small groups. They were engaging for my students and they enjoyed reading them." - Cassi
"These are so thorough and were excellent for review before state testing!" - M. Y.