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Kelly Walby

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The Red Wheelbarrow-mentor text poetry writing.

1. Click the 2. On slide one use the tool to tell what things might "depend" on a simple wheelbarrow. 3. Using the poem "The Red Wheelbarrow" as inspiration, write your own poem beginning with "So much depends upon". Pick an ITEM that we depend on: a car, a smile, a shovel, a pen etc. Be sure to keep your lines in the same place as the original poem. Use the to complete your poem. 4. Use the to record yourself reading your poem. 5. Click the when done.

3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, Reading, Writing
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This activity ties in well to Sharon Creechs' book Hate That Cat. A book written in poetic form with several references to William Carlos Williams The Red Wheelbarrow poem.