This bundle includes all 6 of my grade 7 Common Core Reading Poetry worksheets. These worksheets are great for homework, test prep, review, and/or learning about poetry.
Teacher answer key is included.
The poems included are:
1. “Arachne and Athena” by Lindsay Rock (adapted from the ancient Greek myth)
2. “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost
3. “Stuck in a Brainstorm with No Umbrella” by Marie Devers
4. “Daffodils” by William Wordsworth
5. “First Kid” by Marie Devers
6. “The House by the Side of the Road” by Sam Walter Foss
Each poem is followed by a series of multiple choice and open-ended questions aligned with various strands of the CCSS Grade 7 English Language Arts Standards for Reading and Language.
Those strands are:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.5 Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.6 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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