Annotation prompts for Jane Weir’s ‘Poppies’. ‘Poppies’ is about a mother’s experience of pain / loss as her son leaves home for war. The annotation prompts are a supportive tool, intended to encourage further poetry analysis and interpretation. Resources included: an editable PowerPoint presentation on Jane Weir’s ‘Poppies’; a poetry planning table; 20 poetry analysis questions; and a booklet containing the poetry questions, with space to respond.
This poetry resource can also be found, in video format, on Poetry Essay’s YouTube channel.