por Kim Roberts
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Where the Sidewalk Ends
- Shel Silverstein
Sheldon Allan “Shel” Silverstein (1930-1999) was an American poet, cartoonist, and author of children’s books. “Where the Sidewalk Ends” is one of Silverstein's most famous poems, in which the sidewalk represents the path from childhood to adulthood.Pair “Where the Sidewalk Ends” with “After Hours in Kindergarten” and ask students to compare the two poems. What does the sidewalk from “Where the Sidewalk Ends” and the model in “After Hours in Kindergarten” have in common? What messages are both authors sending about imagination? What role does imagination play in our lives? Explain your thinking.
Move to the Beat
- Colin Hickey
In the informational text “Move to the Beat,” Colin Hickey discusses a West African musician who teaches kids about music by playing for them.Pair “After Hours in Kindergarten” with “Move to the Beat” and ask students to discuss how both texts explore different types of learning. How does the speaker in the poem learn about different places around the world? How does this compare to how Benissan teaches students about music? Ask students to discuss their favorite way to learn about new subjects.
Sailing to San Blas
- Claudia Lee-Ottman
In “Sailing to San Blas” Claudia Lee-Ottman describes her experience learning about the Kuna Indians with her family.Pair “After Hours in Kindergarten” with “Sailing to San Blas” and ask students to discuss the different ways that children learn about the world. How do you think learning about different places in school compares to visiting them? Do students think it is better to learn by experience or through textbooks? Why or why not?