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Analysing Poetry PowerPoint

Teach Starter Publishing
PowerPoint, PDF | 19 pages | Years: 5 - 6

A 19 slide editable PowerPoint template the use when teaching students how to analyse poetry.

This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to introduce your students to reading and analysing poetry. It provides an overview of the ‘SMILE’ analysis technique, as well as demonstrating how this technique might be applied to a poem. The following elements of poetry are addressed through the ‘SMILE’ technique:

  • structure
  • meaning
  • imagery
  • language
  • effect.


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