A set of 14 task cards on poetry comprehension – Sympathy by Charles Mackay.
After working with these worksheets students will be able to:
- Analyse the poem to make a critical appreciation.
- Identify the poetic devices and explain how they are used in the poem.
- Annotate the lines of the poem with reference to context.
This resource includes:
- Identification of poetry elements (Exercise 1)
- Critical appreciation of the poem (Exercise 2)
- Diary entry based on the poem (Exercise 3)
- Planning to write a poems (Exercise 4)
- Selecting correct option to answer questions (Exercise 5)
- Meanings of expression used in poems (Exercise 6)
- Identification of poetic devices (Exercise 7)
- Explanation of the poetic devices as used in the poem (Exercise 8)
- Creating poems (Exercise 9)
- Comprehension Questions (Exercise 10)
- Summarizing the meaning (Exercise 11)
- Identification of annotation elements (Exercise 12)
- Annotating the lines of the poem (Exercise 13)
- Analyzing poems (Exercise 14)
Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:
- To challenge early finishers
- For effective tutoring
- As ESL stations and sub tubs
- As holiday work and homework
- For small group collaborations
- For an end of unit assessments
- For reinforcement and enrichment
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