This resource allows students to use their books to begin analyzing the poem Birthday Wishes. Students answer a variety of literal and inferential questions about the poem, and then will complete a short response answering the question Who is Ha? Based on the poem. “Birthday Wishes,” describe Ha as a character—her traits, values or beliefs. Write a paragraph in which you explain your understanding of Ha, using specific evidence from the text to support your analysis. You may use your notes and book as a reference. This can be used as an individual assessment or classroom activity.