Updated: Jul 26, 2018

" The Years" by Sarah Teasdale

1. Annotate diction used to establish tone. Define unfamiliar terms in the margins.

2. Annnotate examples of alliteration.

3. After examining the tone of the author/speaker, compose one tone statement below the poem.

4. Annotate personification. Paraphrase the purpose of the personification in the margin.

5. Compose a sentence which communicates the theme of the poem.

"A Narrow Fellow in the Grass" by Emily Dickinson

1. Annotate similes and personification. Paraphrase their purpose in the margin.

2. Annotate examples of alliteration.

3. Define unfamiliar terms in the margins.

4. Annotate line which provides information about the speaker. Paraphrase this information in the margins

5. Annotate personification. Paraphrase the purpose of the personification in the margin.

6. Compose a sentence which communicates the theme of the poem.


Updated: May 6, 2019

" When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer" by Walt Whitman

  1. Annotate diction used to establish tone. Define unfamiliar terms in the margins.

  2. After examining the tone of the author/speaker, compose one tone statement below the poem.

  3. Highlight the repetition in lines 1-4. Compose a short statement in the margin analyzing the impact of the repetition on the tone.

  4. Annnotate examples of alliteration.

  5. Highlight the line which most contributes to the theme of the poem. Compose a theme statement below the poem.

"Wings" by Miroslav Holub

  1. Annotate diction used to establish tone. Define unfamiliar terms in the margins.

  2. After examining the tone of the author/speaker, compose one tone statement below the poem.

  3. Highlight the repetition. Compose a short statement in the margin analyzing the impact of the repetition on the tone.

  4. Compose a sentence which analyzes the meaning of the last line of the poem.


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