The poems of Robert Frost are perfect for introducing students to the beautiful world of poetry, and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” is definitely one of our favorites. This poem, full of lush imagery of a forest quietly being covered by snow is one students can easily understand, making it ideal for deeper analysis. This free poetry activity includes a beautifully illustrated copy of the poem, plus a two-page student worksheet with questions that will guide them through analyzing Frost’s famous poem. A teacher answer key is also provided.
What’s included in the “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” worksheet activity?
This free poetry activity includes a beautifully illustrated copy of the poem, a two-page worksheet with questions that will guide students through analyzing Frost’s famous poem, and a teacher answer key.
“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” Poem Handout
Perfect for printing, give each student their own copy of the poem to read and transact with. You can also print out a copy and display it as a classroom poster!
“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” Student Handouts
The 12-question student handout is perfect for introducing your class to poetry analysis. The first questions ask students for their initial thoughts and impressions of the poem. Then, they’ll analyze the rhyme scheme and mood Frost creates. The activity wraps up by asking students how they interpret the poem. An answer key provides teachers with guidance as needed.
Ways To Use the “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” Worksheet Activity
There are many ways to incorporate this activity into your English/Language Arts or Reading class:
- Keep it on hand as a supplemental activity for students who are early finishers.
- Offer it as an extra-credit opportunity.
- Use it as part of an emergency substitute teaching lesson plan.
- Turn it into a group activity: Students analyze the poem with a small group and then share their thoughts with the rest of the class.
- Use the activity as an assessment tool at the beginning or end of your poetry analysis unit.