Project Guidelines: TPCASTT Terezin poems 1. Title – Before you read the poem, speculate on what you think the poem might be about. 2. Paraphrase – In complete sentences, summarize each of the stanzas. 3. Connotation – 1. Annotate the poem. Mark literary devices. 2. Explain the purpose/effect of two literary devices in complete sentences. 4. Attitude - 1. Annotate the poem. Label the speaker’s attitudes. 2. Explain one example of the speaker’s attitude. In complete sentences describe how that attitude is created. 5. Shift - In complete sentences describe a shift in the speaker’s attitude. Describe the significance of the shift. 6. Title revisited – Look at the title again, this time on an interpretive level. What new insight does the title provide in understanding the poem? 7. Theme – 1. Write a thematic statement in a complete sentence. 2. Provide supporting evidence for your thematic statement. For your final draft, decorate your butterfly in accordance with predominant moods / the thematic message of the poem.