Reading Text – Summarize with Poem
The pantoum poem a interesting structured form that works well for a optional assessment to measure student understanding of a an article or literary work they’ve just studied. They can write about main idea, character, setting, theme, or conflict. Teachers can add minimum components depending on the skill of the students. The pantoum pattern requires students to pay attention to grammar and punctuation as they add lines. Great for grammar review, too.
Here’s a sample based on A FAREWELL TO MANZANAR