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Close Reading Literature: "Something Told the Wild Geese"

Five close reading lesson plans and comprehension skill videos for the poem, "Something Told the Wild Geese" by Rachel Field.

Lessons

  • Day 1 - Comprehension Skill Video

    In this lesson you will learn how to determine the setting by visualizing the words and phrases the author uses to describe the setting.

  • Day 2 - Comprehension Skill Video

    In this lesson, you will learn how to describe how word choice conveys meaning in a poem by defining key words and determining their connection.

  • Day 3 - Comprehension Skills Video

    In this lesson, you will learn how to describe a character’s response to a challenge by visualizing the character’s actions.

  • Day 4 - Comprehension Skills Video

    In this lesson, you will learn how to describe the character in a poem by making connections between key details about the character in the poem .

  • Day 5 - Comprehension Skill Video

    In this lesson, you will learn how to determine an author’s message by recounting the key details about how the character responds to a challenge.

Resources