This assessment will help the kids dig deep in the poem, "If" by Rudyard Kipling. This is an inspiring poem about wisdom that can be a reference point for character throughout the year. A great message for students! These poem response questions will take their understanding of the poem deeper, and also ignite a love of poetry.
Poetry is a great way to help students grow in higher level thinking skills as they explore complex text. Make sure and check out my Poetry Response Questions Bundle, consisting of this assessment, as well as multiple poem responses to many wonderful poems you should definitely include in your ELA curriculum.