This is a step-by-step guided reading tool to help students begin to comprehend and analyze poetry. This is a great students for both teachers and students who are hesitant about tackling more challenging poems.
This guide essentially is all the "tricks" that skilled poetry readers already do subconsciously. If struggling students work with this guide and adopt these "tricks", when it comes to the dreaded testing time, they will not feel so overwhelmed about analyzing and responding to poetry.
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grade, poetry comprehension, help with poetry, guided reading, how to analyze poetry, increasing poetry skills, increasing poetry reading comprehension