What is the type of the poem?
Does the poem rhyme?
Does it follow a particular rhyme scheme? If so, explain.
Why do you think the author chose to use those particular words?
Are there any difficult or confusing words? List them.
Does the poem use any comparisons of things using the words “like” or “as”
Does the poem give non-human things human characteristics (personification)?
Ask yourself “So what?” about the poem. What is the point of it? Why do you think the author wrote it?
After researching and analyzing the poem, has your opinion of the poem changed at all? If so, how? If not, why not?
Do you think your classmates would like this poem? Why or why not?
Why is this poem relevant today? (Importance/impact.)
How will this poem be relevant in the future?
Are there any divisions in the poem? (Separate stanzas)