Complete poetry analysis unit with engaging activities and effective practice
Understanding poetry is challenging in itself, but analyzing it is another challenge all in itself. How can get our students to analyze poetry if they don't even understand it (or like it)? That's why I created this unit! After years of research, I created this Poetry Analysis Unit to teach students to analyze poetry by scaffolding three poetry analysis questions:
With these questions as a guide, students will engage in a meaningful and effective mini-unit all about poetic analysis. One of the best parts of this unit is that you can select your own poems or you can use the poems I suggest in my teacher's guide. It will take approximately 3 to 4 45-minute periods to complete. A suggested lesson guided, suggested answer key, and editable assessment rubric is included.
This resource includes:
*Please note the assessment rubric is the only editable component of this mini-unit.