April poetry reading comprehension passages – spring poems for 4th & 5th grade
Use the April poetry reading comprehension passages resource to use with your 4th & 5th-grade students. These spring poems are DIGITAL and PRINTABLE and have poems that discuss the water cycle, a spring theme, Earth Day, April Fool’s Day, and Easter. This resource can be used in a variety of ways and is best for upper elementary (3rd,4th, and 5th grade) students. These poems are great for the month of April and include a narrative, concrete, rhyming, free verse, and acrostic style of poetry.
The 5 DIGITAL SELF-GRADING PASSAGES can be used for digital distance learning, in the classroom, in tutorials, or at home school. The self-grading passages are multiple-choice and use Google forms. The teacher will receive the grade upon completion.
The 5 PRINTABLE passages include multiple-choice, short answers, and a writing reflection page for each. (PDF format)
The following reading skills have been added to the poems which may help to teach:
❀ New vocabulary
❀ Infer within the text
❀ Main Idea
❀ Figurative Language
❀ Point of View
❀ Using Text Evidence
❀ 5 original poems that challenge your readers with different skills. The poems are written in a variety of forms ( free verse, narrative, rhyming, acrostic, and concrete).
❀ The poem topics include April Fool’s Day, the water cycle, springtime activities, Earth Day, and Easter.
❀ Each printable passage is available in a multiple-choice or short-answer option. There are 5 questions for each poem.
❀ 5 Digital self-grading poems use Google forms
❀ Writing Reflection Page for students to complete after reading the poems. (Printable version only)
❀ An answer key is included for easy grading.
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If you need more READING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE check out these resources below:
❀ Reading Passages with Comprehension Questions BUNDLE (Contains over 45 Passages)
❀ Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions – multiple choice for FICTION, NONFICTION, POETRY, & DRAMA
❀ Google Classroom Growing Bundle (Digital over 25 passages)
❀ Google Classroom Poetry Reading Comprehension (Digital version)