For Valentine's Day or a classic for any poetry unit. Analysis of timeless literature and a biography that may surprise students! Contents:
--Analysis, including interpretation, figurative language, other literary terms, personal connections, theme, and text support (14 questions)
--Mini-lessons on sonnet form, rhyme scheme and more integrated into the questions
--Bonus decorated writing papers (6) for students' answers: generic and heart borders
--Menu of 7 options for writing extensions
--Teacher Tips, including a suggestion for compare/contrast to a modern love song
--Short biography of this fascinating Victorian with 5 short responses
--Text of the poem (with several explanatory margin notes)
--Appealing format for upper grades in black and white for easy photocopying.
Can be used for whole class discussion, partners, small groups, independent work, as a poetry center activity, homework, extra credit, early finishers, an option on a menu of choices, or gifted enrichment. May be appropriate for upper high school--see the Preview to determine if it meets your needs.
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