This handout includes two poems for students to read closely, "Sympathy" and "Caged Bird." Both poems are found online
"Caged Bird" http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/178948
Included you will find 10 questions that require a short answer response. Students must provide textual evidence for their analysis/explanation.
The questions will require students to identify theme, tone, imagery, and author's purpose.