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TAPFASTT is an acronym for students to use as they analyze poetry. As an introduction, this PowerPoint walks students through the acronym using pop song lyrics as examples of each facet of analysis.
When I introduce poetry, especially to younger secondary students who claim to hate it, I begin by assuring them that they are actually much more skilled than they may realize, as they decipher the meanings of modern poetry--song lyrics--all the time.