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Directions: At your tables, paraphrase the poem Nothing Gold Can Stay

by Robert Frost.

Nothing Gold Can Stay


Robert Frost, 1874 - 1963

Natures first green is gold,


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Her hardest hue to hold.


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Her early leafs a flower;
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But only so an hour.
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Then leaf subsides to leaf.
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So Eden sank to grief,
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So dawn goes down to day.
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Nothing gold can stay.
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Directions: As a group, select a theme topic from the list we have created
together. Write a theme statement for the poem based on your theme topic.
(You may use our The Author Believes formula, but remember to fix the
grammar and punctuation.) Provide three pieces of evidence (quotes) from
the text to support your theme statement.

Theme topic: __________________

Theme Statement:
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Poem copied from: https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/nothing-gold-can-stay


Evidence:
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Evidence:
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Evidence:
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Poem copied from: https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/nothing-gold-can-stay