We have been practicing analyzing poetry recently, and it is really hard! I have created this sheet to guide students in their analysis. We usually annotate the front together, and they complete the back questions independently.
Mini unit using 2nd Grade common core state standards exemplar text, "Autumn" by Emily Dickinson. Included: Lesson plan ideas (3 days) -Assessment: written text dependent question -Poem typed for displaying on screen (text is also found in Appendix B of the CCSS) -Building Background picture -Vocabulary slides to teach 4 key words -Poetry analysis graphic organizer -Visualizing sheet to draw/write visualization -Class book outline for students to analyze the text
Middle School: Very interactive unit about a fun topic. Super detailed six-day unit that will have students mastering poetry analysis through whole class, small group, partner, and independent activities.