Name:______________________________________

Over the next five weeks, poetry will be our unit of study in reading.  For our first book report of the quarter, the fourth grader will pick a poem of their choice to analyze.  Every fourth grader should bring their poem to class on Thursday, May 3rd to share with their classmates. They will be invited to share the poem they picked in a class reading.  In addition to a copy of the poem, they must also bring in this completed sheet. The poem can be from a poetry anthology or printed from the Internet. Room 207 has a plethora of anthologies for the fourth graders to pick from if they choose to do so.  

Poem: ________________________________________

Poet: _________________________________________

Why are  you choosing this poem to share with your classmates? ____________________________________

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Does your poem you any poetic devices? _____________

If so, which poetic devices does it use? _______________

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Identify an example of this poetic device. _____________

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Whose point of view is the poem written in? ___________

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What evidence do you have of this? _________________

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In one sentence, what is the main idea of this poem?

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What is the theme of this poem? ____________________

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Why do you think this? ____________________________

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What is your favorite line in the poem? _______________

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Why is it your favorite line? ________________________

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What is one question that you have for this poet?

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What is one compliment that you have for this poet?

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Illustrate a picture of this poem and include a caption.