This product contains all the materials you need to teach this poem.
This document contains activities for this poem that should take at least 4 (50 minute) class periods to complete. It includes:
- pre-reading questions
- a copy of the poem for annotation
- guiding questions
- dialectical journal assignment
- cooperative learning activity including a presentation to the whole group
- creative writing assignment
There is an answer key, which is the poem annotated in detail. In addition, I have included two samples of the creative writing assignment created by my students. I don't give my students a paper and pencil test on the poem, I count their presentation as well as their creative writing as my alternative summative assessments.