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The copy work and discussion provided in week two were based on the concrete poems found in the book. The poems served as a spring board for our discussion about parts of speech with my children, as suggested in our Arrow Guide.
Using the poem in the back of the book, as well as the copy work selection for the week, we identified nouns, adjectives and verbs.
Then, instead of copying the provided selection, my kids were eager to write their own concrete poems.
If you are interested in seeing a detailed explanation of how I use the Arrow Guides to teach grammar through literature, then you can watch the periscope of this activity below:
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- Boys in the Boat: Discussion Questions and Ideas for Kids - October 6, 2021
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