Do your students have a difficult time analyzing poetry? Try this Simply Smart approach to Poetry!
This zip files contains:
* 2-sided analyzing sheet which has students looking for stanzas, unfamiliar words, themes, initial reactions, poetic devices such as alliterations, metaphors, and similes, and much more!
* 3-column notes for introducing poetry vocabulary, including blank copy for students to fill in.
* A 1-sided step-by-step mini-poster for students to keep in their binders for use when tackling poetry.
* Some lesson plans and ideas for activities that could be used alongside these forms. Also includes an assessment.
Poetry no longer has to be a bore,
No dragging it out as a painful chore,
Free their minds and emotions too,
With a little help they'll make it through.
Dry those tears and save some time,
Don't spend your free time making rhymes,
Just follow these easy steps...1...2...3,
They will do awesome just trust me and see :)
key words: poetry, analysis, analyze, metaphor, simile, figurative language, ELL