Help students analyze and write critically about poetry! The scaffold provides opportunities to think closely about a poem before, during, and after experiencing it.
Before the Poem: What does the title make think or feel? Any predictions?
During the Poem: What are key words or lines that really stick out to you? Why?
After: What do you think the theme or message of the poem was? Why?
What was an emotion that you felt from the poem? Why?