This middle and high school resource is an excellent addition to any poetry unit. Included are 7 poetry assignments with response questions (summarizing, theme, figurative language, personal response, connections etc). Also included are detailed answer keys to make marking/correcting a breeze.
INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE:
• 7 One page assignments for each of the poems.
→ Introduction To Poetry - Billy Collins
→ Dreams - Langston Hughes
→ The Red Wheelbarrow - William Carlos Williams
→ To Christine - Susan Forde
→ The Execution - Alden Nowlan
→ Two Prisoners - Raymond Souster
→ Nonconformist - Angela Shelf Medearis
• Detailed answer keys for each assignment
***Please note that for copyright reasons the poems are not included, but links are provided***
WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THESE ASSIGNMENTS
♥ This is awesome! It's so comprehensive - like all of your stuff. I can't wait to use these for my English classes... Maybe as a poem of the week? :-)
♥ This is a great resource and will be very useful to teach middle school students how to approach poetry. Thx!
♥ Used this resource with my grade nine English class. Went very well. Thank you.
♥ This was excellent for walking students through a close reading and analysis of poetry. The poem choice was excellent for comparative purposes to link thematically.
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