Digital Poetry Analysis with Sticky Notes for Distance Learning


Increase student engagement and understanding with this digital poetry analysis unit. This unit includes a multi-day, editable Slides presentation filled with direct instruction and step-by-step poetry analysis, a sample poem to analyze with your students, and materials and writing assignments to use with any poem of your choice!

Your students will love these digital and interactive close reading organizers and scaffolded writing responses. Students will enjoy using digital sticky notes in class as they analyze poems.

This sticky note poetry analysis unit is a great way to help students learn to thoroughly analyze text. All of the teacher directions and writing prompts are entirely editable!

This digital poetry analysis unit includes:

– an editable, 46-slide Google Slides for teaching poetry analysis (walks students through the SWIFT analysis process)

– 14 poetry analysis organizers

– 6 writing prompts with outlines

– an editable grading rubrics

– a multi-day lesson plan

The presentation includes these teachable slides:


Word choice and tone


Figurative language


This unit includes almost all of the resources you will need for a complete poetry analysis unit. You will need to choose and provide additional poems you read in class to make your own unit come to life. With a little prep work and all of the materials in this unit, you will teach the best poetry analysis unit ever!

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