Poetry Analysis: 5 Summer Poems & 20 Common Core Aligned Poetry Analysis Tasks

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Poetry Analysis Unit: Celebrate the summer season with five summer-themed poems in this hands-on and engaging 5-day poetry analysis unit. Each summer poem is accompanied by a 5-page interactive flip book that helps students deeply understand the poem. As students progress through the analysis tasks on each page of their flip books, they not only dive deeper into the text, but they also develop an appreciation for closely reading poetry. Your students will love the interactive flip books and you’ll love how engaged students are while analyzing poetry.

These flip books are perfect as an end-of-the-school year unit or summer school unit or even school start unit!

Quick Poetry Unit Overview:
• Includes 5 poems all about summer written by diverse authors
• Each poem is accompanied by a five-page interactive flip book
• Lessons are easily adaptable to small group or partner work
• Lessons encourage repeated poetry readings to develop deep interpretation and comprehension
• The unit can be taught in succession or broken into individual lessons throughout the year (or end-of-the-school-year or summer season)

This detailed unit includes:
• 5 poems
• 20 close reading and analysis activities that can be assembled into interactive flip books
• Detailed instructional lesson plans
• Teacher keys for all student worksheets

Poems included in this unit:
• “Summer Sun” by Robert Louis Stevenson
• “What Shall I Pack in the Box Marked Summer?” by Bobbi Katz
• “A Boy and His Dad” by Edgar Guest
• “To a Butterfly” by William Wordsworth
• “Summer Shower” by Emily Dickinson

Skills developed in this unit:
• Close reading of complex texts
• Making inferences
• Identifying rhyme scheme and near rhyme
• Determining central ideas or themes in poetry
• Interpreting figurative language: personification, simile, onomatopoeia, and alliteration
• Responding to poetry
• Citing textual evidence to support poem analysis
• Writing analyses with sufficient evidence
• Participating in discussions and expressing ideas about poetry clearly

Common Core Learning Standards addressed in this unit:
• RL.1, RL.2, RL.4, RL.5, RL.10
• W.9, W.10
• L.1, L.3, L.4, L.5, L.6
• SL.1, SL.6

EXCITING NEWS! This set of poetry analysis interactive flip books is part of the Year of Poetry Analysis Flip Books Bundle! The bundle includes 20 poems, 20 flip books, and 80 analysis tasks. You’ll find sets of flip books for SPRING, SUMMER, AUTUMN and WINTER. Learn more about the Year of Poetry Analysis Flip Books Bundle HERE!


Find other seasonal poetry flip books here:
Autumn Poetry Analysis - 5 Flip Books
Winter Poetry Analysis - 5 Flip Books
Spring Poetry Analysis - 5 Flip Books


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Poetry Analysis:  5 Summer Poems & 20 Common Core Aligned
Poetry Analysis:  5 Summer Poems & 20 Common Core Aligned
Poetry Analysis:  5 Summer Poems & 20 Common Core Aligned
Poetry Analysis:  5 Summer Poems & 20 Common Core Aligned