The Wordplay Workshop poetry units are designed to provide an easy-to-use guided analysis as an introduction to deciphering and appreciating classic poems.
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.
Text of “The Daffodils”
Worksheet – Poem Format (and Teacher Key)
Worksheet – Poetic Devices (and Teacher Key)
Worksheet – Poem Content (and Teacher Key)
Worksheet – Reader Response
Poetry Form Primer
Literary Devices Primer