Tag Archives: Shel Silverstein

Close Reading Exemplar “Whatif”

Linked here is a draft of a close reading exemplar of Shel Silverstein’s poem “Whatif.” This is likely a 3rd grade exemplar although we are hoping that readers of this blog will pilot the exemplar and let us know where … Continue reading

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Lemmon Valley Trains on the CCSS

Lemmon Valley reviewed the district’s Three Year K-6 ELA plan for accessing the Core and building district capacity. Participants engaged in a close reading of the Shel Silverstein poem, “Whatifs” followed by using a text complexity rubric and a guide … Continue reading

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