Fireflies in the Garden

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Imagine a dark sky lit up with fireflies. Robert Frost's "Fireflies in the Garden" instills a visual in the reader's mind of a star lit sky glowing with fireflies. After reading the poem, learners compare and contrast the image the poem paints with the reality of fireflies.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate into a poetry study or with a story that focus skill is compare and contrast
  • Instruct learners to highlight their answers within the poem to demonstrate understanding of the answers they chose
  • Give as homework or use as an instructional tool
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes learners are familiar with comparing and contrasting

  • Provides seven multiple choice questions and three short answer questions for individuals to respond 
  • Designed for Common Core

  • None
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