Literary Analysis Project

1. Select a poem and a song with a similar theme.
2. Close read and annotate each text using our annotation rubric.
3. Analyze the author’s techniques used to convey the theme.
4. Use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the techniques used to convey the theme.
5. Present your analysis by vlogging, writing an analytical essay, creating a slideshow presentation,
or Piktochart.

Part 1:
Task Due Date Points Points Earned
Select a poem and song with March 21, 2017 3 points
similar theme. Post the song to
the google classroom page.

Annotate the song using March 23, 2017 5 points
Google Docs or Google Slides.
Annotate the poem using March 28, 2017 5 points
Google Slides or Google Docs.
Author’s Techniques Graphic March 29, 2017 4 points
Organizer for poem
Author’s Techniques Graphic March 30, 2017 4 points
Organizer for song
Venn Diagram comparing and March 31, 2017 12 points
contrasting how the author
conveys a similar theme
Final Presentation April 4, 2017 24 points