Common Core: Kindergarten English Language Arts : Recognize Common Types of Texts: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.5

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Example Question #9 : Reading: Literature

Adapted from Mother Goose in Prose by L. Frank Baum (1897)

The Black Sheep by L. Frank Baum

Baa, baa, black sheep,
Have you any wool?
Yes, sir, yes, sir,
Three bags full;
One for my master,
And one for my dame,
and one for the little boy
Who lives down the lane.

This story is an example of what type of writing? 

Possible Answers:

A picture book

A poem 

A book

A story 

Correct answer:

A poem 

Explanation:

The Black Sheep is a poem. Poems often have words that rhyme and stanzas that have a certain meter or rhythm. 

In this poem, "wool" and "full" rhyme. As you read this poem aloud, you should also hear a certain rhythm while you read. 

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