Green Giant by Jack Prelutsky

Today we are going to begin our journey of exploring poetry in reading and writing. We are going to read the poem and prepare our mental images using the information the text tells us. Using your background knowledge we are going to:

Learning Intention: To be able to construct the meaning of a poem through inferential thinking.

Response: Is annotations of the poem.

Going line by line you can write or draw any connections you can make to the poem. We will look at the poem together. To finish off your response you will sketch with colour what you infer the giant looks like. You will need use your notes and the text to create a giant based in your understanding of the text.