Makes a challenging classic poem accessible for 7-10! Literary analysis of the timeless "Ozymandius" by Percy Bysshe Shelley. May be appropriate for higher grades.
--complete text of this public domain poem
--interpretation, figurative language and other literary terms, personal connections, theme, text support, sonnet form, and more
--bonus menu of optional extensions
--short biography of this fascinating poet (which may surprise students)
--two blank lined decorated writing papers
--complete answer key
--additional background notes for the teacher
See the Preview for a full page example of the visually appealing format appropriate for grades 7-10. Can be used for whole class discussion, partners, small groups, independent work, as a poetry center activity, homework, extra credit, early finishers, or gifted enrichment.
Great for any poetry unit but also useful for Poetry Month, a study of classic poetry or British poets, or an option on a menu of choices.
Common Core Standards: cite textual evidence to support analysis; determine meaning of words in context; determine theme; analyze character; comprehend text at the high end.
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