Where the Sidewalk Ends: Shel Silverstein Teaching Guide

HarperCollins Publishing
This classroom guide from HarperCollins Children's Book provides discussion prompts and writing activites for many of Shel Silverstein's most beloved books of poetry.

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Literacy Standards
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.