Shakespeare for Any Poetry Unit or As You Like It "Blow Winter Wind"

Grade Levels
6th - 9th
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5 pages


FREE Useful for any poetry unit, for Poetry Month, as a mini-lesson on literary terms, for a study of Shakespeare's As You Like It, for a wintry day (perhaps before break) or even prep for standardized reading test poem interpretation. The text of "Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind" and six questions on a one-page handout. Please RATE if you appreciate this free lesson!

This is a SAMPLE from this great poetry bundle! A mega-value:

Poetry for Winter--or ANY Season

The poem is an 8 line excerpt from Act II, Scene 7. Brief background for the scene plus a modern English version are provided in the teacher answer key if you are using it as a stand-alone. Worksheet is 1 page.


--the lines from the play on the worksheet

--multiple choice, short answer, and paragraph questions covering personification, simile, alliteration; vocabulary/context clues; rhyme scheme; interpretation; and personal connection.

--Decorated lined sheet (optional) for the paragraph that can be printed on the back or separately.

--Answer key

Visually appealing format in b/w for easy photocopying. In addition to a whole class lesson, it would be great for homework, bell work, independent or partner work, early finishers, a quiz, or extra credit. Grades 6-10.

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Poetry and Other Literary Terms Glossary:

Glossary of Literary Terms

Supports Common Core Standards for Reading Literature, Grades 6-10: RL.1, RL.2, RL.4

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