This is a lesson I created for students to identify imagery, use inferencing skills, and analyze the poet's message. Students read and annotate the poem, looking for examples of imagery (language that appeals to the five senses), then use this information to create an inferential diary entry from the point of view of the main character. It was originally used in a demo lesson for a teaching interview, but would work well in the regular classroom. It encourages close reading skills, referencing the text to support inferences, and annotation. I have also included the lesson plan skeleton to support the worksheet.