Read all 8 poetry samples, fill out the questions in the poetry charts provided accordingly. The last question in each chart deals with The Essential Question, Refer to: To what degree can an individual’s choices and actions influence the direction of his or her life? or Why is it important to be responsible to others on a personal, local, global, and digital level? or What does it mean to be successful and what role does failure play? or How does an individual’s perspective of, and response to, a crisis define him or her?