Lesson 2: Parts of Speech and Rhymes in Poetry

Wrapping Up


Materials: Handy Guide to Writing by Moving Beyond the Page
The poems you read today provided insight into the geography and culture of the Northeast. Think about what you learned about the Northeast from reading these poems.

Review the parts of speech definitions: noun, action verb, and adjective. You can find these in the "Things to Know" section at the beginning of the lesson. You can also learn more about these and the other parts of speech in the Handy Guide to Writing.

Questions to Discuss

  • Ask your child what she learned about the importance of word choice in poetry.

Things to Review

Ask your child to give you examples of three nouns, three action verbs, and three adjectives.