Want to make poetry fun? Our poetry analysis guides cover all the basics — literary devices, poetic forms, poetic interpretation — in a fun and easy format. They also include creative written assignments to make the poem relatable to young writers.

stoppingbywoodscoverStopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

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This poetry guide focuses on the beloved classic “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost.

What’s included:
Text of “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost,  Author biography, Poetry Form & Literary Devices Primers, Reader response writing assignment for students

It also includes guided worksheets on: 1) Poem Structure (structure, format, tone), 2) Setting the Stage (narrator & setting), 3) A Deeper Look (looking at the poem’s deeper questions), 4) Those Last Two Lines (poem interpretation). Instructor keys included.

 

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villageblacksmithThe Village Blacksmith, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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This classic poem is a great metaphor for how we shape our lives. It’s also a great vehicle for discussion about descriptive writing and early American life.

What’s included: Text of “The Village Blacksmith” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, author biography, worksheets on 1) poem structure & vocabulary, 2) poem exploration (researching the task of a blacksmith, etc.), 3) stanza-by-stanza guided interpretation, 4) literary devices; chart to complete that relates concept of poem to students’ lives, three writing assignments of various levels appropriate for grades 4+, Poetry Form & Literary Devices Primers, answer keys for all worksheets

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thedaffodilscoverThe Daffodils, William Wordsworth

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What a perfect poem for spring! William Wordsworth’s The Daffodils (or I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud) is one of the world’s most popular poems. In this analysis guide, you can introduce it — along with the basics of poetry analysis and literary devices — to your students.
What’s included: Text of The Daffodils, poem background, author information, worksheets on poem format, poetic devices, and poetic content, reader response worksheet, poetry form primer, and literary devices primer.

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chapmanshomercoverOn First Looking into Chapman’s Homer, John Keats

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This classic poem is one of the best-loved poems of all time! In this analysis guide, you can introduce it — along with the basics of poetry analysis and literary devices — to your students.

What’s included:  Text of On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer by John Keats, poem background, author information, worksheets on poem format, sonnet structure, vocabulary, allusions, poem interpretation, and literary devices (all with teacher keys), writing assignments on reader response & extended metaphors, poetry form & literary devices primers

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O Captain! My Captain! Walt Whitman

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Walt Whitman’s classic O Captain! My Captain is one of the best-loved poems of all time! In this analysis guide, you can introduce it — along with the basics of poetry analysis and literary devices — to your students. It’s also a great way to study the Civil War and extended metaphors.

In this poetry analysis unit you will find:  Text of O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman,  author biography,  worksheets on poem format and structure, vocabulary, what the poem really means as an extended metaphor, poem interpretation, and literary devices (all with teacher keys), writing assignment – Write your own shape poem, and poetry form & literary devices primers

 

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roadnottakencoverThe Road Not Taken, Robert Frost

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This classic poem is a great metaphor for the decisions we make in life. With this guide and analysis, you can help your students appreciate it!

What’s included:  Text of The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, author biography, worksheets on poem vocabulary, structure and format, interpretation, and literary devices (all with teacher keys), reader response writing assignment for students, and poetry form & literary devices primers

 

 

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