Calgary Board of Education

 
English Language Arts

Responding to Poetry: SPICE

Summarise the story or situation described in the poem
Personally connect or empathise with the idea or emotion being expressed through the story or situation described in the poem
Interpret and determine the significant poetic devices and the effect created
Comment on the thematic statements presented and developed
Essential Questions develop essential questions raised by the poem - What answer does the poem give?

Remember that each inference must be supported and warranted.