Poetry Workbook for Years 9 & 10

Author: Larry Grumley & Jeff Sinclair, Publisher: Five Senses

Five Senses Skillbuilders no. 34

Poetry exercises for Year 9 & 10 students, including sample answers.

The workbook contains units on:

  • Simile, with If We Should Die by Claude McKay
  • Simile, with Frozen Charlotte by Natalie Merchant
  • Contrast, with Nurse's Song by William Blake
  • Metaphor, with Deeper Water by Paul Kelly & Randy Jacobs
  • Metaphor, with Mending Wall by Robert Frost
  • Metaphor, with Prosperity by Michael Dransfield
  • Metaphor, with Brick by Ben Folds
  • Irony, with A Slice of Wedding Cake by Robert Graves
  • Analogy, with Digging by Seamus Heaney
  • Dramatic Monologue, with Porphyria's Lover by Robert Browning

Suggested answers are included at the end of the workbook.

More Information
Year Level Year 9, Year 10
Date of Publication 1999
ISBN 9781876028695
Subject English
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