Have your students been studying poetry? Or are you about ready to embark upon it but aren't sure what elements to teach? Use this rigorous printable to get students interacting with, analyzing, and responding to ANY poem they read- whether the poem has a deep meaning or it's just for fun, this response page is where reading standards meet poetry!
Designed for multiple-uses, multi-use.
Students will read ANY poem of your/their choice and analyze the essentials (literary devices, figures of speech, rhyme scheme etc.) so that they will find the meaning or just the fun in the poems they read! They are also to include a copied source: hand-copied; photo-copied; printer-printed poem.
Flexible use options:
-make multiple copies of this page
-analyze poems together, then individually
-use as part of a HW packet or project
-use as documents during independent reading
-use for small group/whole class instruction
-use as part of lit. circles/book clubs/lit.studies
-use to supplement ANY reading program
-use with poems in ANY anthology or teacher-purchased books or online resources
Get students analyzing the poetry essentials!