Reading activities for use with the poem “It Sifts from Leaden Sieves” by Emily Dickinson. Reading questions include inference and analysis questions with answer guide provided. Graphic organizers include Word Webs, a Capitalization Evaluation organizer and Metaphor Translator, with answer guides.
• Reading and Inference Questions: in order of the poem, asking for 2-4 sentence responses to analyze and examine the poem. Answer guide provided, though student answers will vary.
• Graphic Organizers: Includes 3 Word Webs (for Mood, Personification, and Imagery), a blank Word Web, a Capitalization Organizers for examining the use of capital letters in the poem and drawing a conclusion on possible pattern, and a Metaphor Translator for students to explain the metaphors in their own words. Answer guides provided.
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Poem available here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/51610/it-sifts-from-leaden-sieves-291
This item is included in theSnow Poetry Activity Bundle
along with other poems and a comparison essay/project.
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