Where the Sidewalk Ends

Bibliographic Information: Silverstein, Shel. Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems & Drawings of Shel Silverstein.New York: Harper and Row, 1974

Brief Annotation: A humorous and profound set of poetry.


Genre: Poetry

Grade Level: 1-5

Reader who will like this: Students who enjoy poetry.

Rating/Response: 5, I always loved Shel Silverstein’s poems, his imaginative writing was always a favorite in my house.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Has anyone read Shel Silverstein poems before?

Reading Strategy: Visualizing

Rationale for Strategy: This book is full of very descriptive poetry that will easily spark some creativity.

Posted by: Olivia Cyr


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