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Title: The New Kid on the Block Poet: Jack Prelutsky The meaning of this poem is --------because-------. The mood in this poem is --------because-------. There is evidence of sarcasm and irony in this poem. For example, ---------. I think this is my very best poetry jot because -------. I also think that --------.

Colleen Rooney

Student Instructions

Poetry Jot Reflections

Select TWO of your best examples of poetry jots from this unit so far. You may take a picture and post a caption or just use the note. Type out ONE of your full jots, including the title of the poem and poet's name, and the prompts/questions you answered. Add a short reflection explaining why you think this is your best work. You may include reasons from the scoring rubric. I can explain the structure of a poem-- describing the number of stanzas, lines per stanza, rhyming pattern and/or other choices that the poet made for the structure of this poem. I can determine mood in a poem---naming a mood or feeling from the poem and explaining why certain words or phrases that make me think that. I can infer deeper meaning in a poem--identifying an inference or a reasonable idea about life in the poem and explaining my thinking in a way that makes sense to others.

4th Grade, English Language Arts
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