A Poem About Johnny Appleseed
by Mrs. E.S. Dill
1. How did Grandpa describe Johnny Appleseed?
What reminded Grandpa of Johnny? Why did it remind Grandpa of Johnny?
3. How did Grandpa feel toward Johnny?
4. Why did Grandpa think that planting apple seeds was not a small thing?
5. What did Grandpa give credit to Johnny for doing?
"A Poem About Johnny Appleseed" can
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1. Read the first two
lines of this poem. What do they mean?
2. The narrator talks to God in lines three and four,
and in the last line. What does he ask God to do?
3. Read the second verse of this poem. What
is the narrator saying?
4. How does the narrator feel? What does he want to do?
5. Write a summary paragraph
over "A Prayer."
The poem "A Prayer"
can be found online. It's in the public domain. You can search for it yourself or download it
immediately in SL4: Comprehension Questions and Reading Sheets, along with many other fourth-grade reading sheets. Preview this eBook by
clicking on the title. Purchase full curriculum for this story at "A Prayer" Curriculum: Black History and Literature.
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