Lesson Plan

Story vs. Poem

What makes a poem a poem? And what makes a story a story? In this lesson, students learn to distinguish between different types of texts while analyzing the sentences and words they encounter.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to analyze poems and stories to determine text type and features.


(15 minutes)
  • Read aloud the story that you chose.
  • Ask: “What kind of book is this?” Tell students that it is a fictional story. Explain that fictional stories are made up. They have characters and beginning, middles, and ends.

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