Year 7 - 8 Poetry Workbook
This book aims to help Years 7 and 8 students become more comfortable with studying poetry, and less intimidated by the idea of analysing it. The activities introduce students to the skills they will need to study poetry throughout high school and provide practice in reading and responding to a range of different poems.
In this book, students will find:
Fourteen chapters, each containing a different poem with a series of questions related to it
Coverage of different kinds of poetry, from classics to contemporary Australian works
Exercises to help students understand the different elements in poetry, including themes, structure, poetic techniques and punctuation
Writing activities to give students practice in writing your own poems
An introductory section about reading and writing poetry, including a glossary of technical terms
Suggested answers at the back of the book.