Daffodil Teacher Resources
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Students discuss the characteristics of a community. They discuss their local neighborhood, and brainstorm ways to help others in their community. Using recycled file folders and paint, students create their own daffodils. They discuss the significance of The Daffodil Project that started in New York City in 2001.
Students plant daffodil bulbs. In this gardening activity, students work outside to plant daffodil bulbs in the autumn so that they can grow roots and emerge by spring.
In this poetry themes worksheet, learners reflect on nature and the memories of it in Wordsworth's "I wandered lonely as a Cloud." Students then respond to 4 questions about the poem that require them to analyze the relationship between happiness and memory in the poem. Finally, learners debate 2 thesis statements about the joy evoked by the daffodils and their sporadic occurrence in the speaker’s mind.
For this word recognition worksheet, learners trace the word "daffodils," write the word independently, and color the picture of the daffodils.
In this early childhood yellow daffodils booklet worksheet, students color the 9 pictures, cut the pages out, and assemble the daffodil booklet that may be read again and again.
In this flower coloring page, students examine a black line drawing of a single daffodil. Students color the picture that is labeled "daffodil".
For this reading reflection worksheet, students consider the theme of man in the natural world as they read William Wordsworth's "I wandered lonely as a Cloud," by answering 4 short answer questions. The worksheet also includes 3 suggested reading activities related to the poem.
Learners explore the concept of philanthropy and why people give. They investigate the importance of the tulip to Holland and the tradition of giving flowers away. They begin to explore the life cycle of tulips and dissect a bulb to identify its main parts.
In this coloring worksheet, students examine a detailed black line drawing of a flower which is labeled "daffodil." Students color the picture.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in "I wandered lonely as a Cloud." Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in "I wandered lonely as a Cloud." Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested. .
Fourth graders complete a variety of exercises and activities surrounding the scientific and artistic properties of the parts and processes of a plant/flower.
One of the strategies expert readers use while unpacking a new or complex text is visualization. Use the video as a model of how to visualize while reading a poem. After reading "Daffodils" by William Wordsworth, class members go back into the text to highlight phrases that create images. Next, they sketch the image to help them visualize. While background information can be useful for understanding a text, readers should rely on the text for visualization in this case. The video demonstrates this process with helpful narration. Show the video or the presentation in class and extend the activity with the included texts and worksheets.
Perfect for your poetry and imagery lesson, this short video uses William Wordsworth's "Daffodils" to reinforce the concept of theme. The video is structured in an easy-to-understand format for learners of all levels, and would be a great addition to a poetry unit.
What makes a strong poem? Eighth graders examine how using strong verbs can make a poem powerful to a reader. A three-minute video helps readers to identify the parts of speech in William Wordsworth's "Daffodils," and how to use that analysis to better understand a poem's message.
Combine a poetry lesson with a restating and summary lesson. After a short review on imagery and other poetic devices, a helpful video encourages young readers to identify and acknowledge what they understand about a difficult poem. By analyzing the structure and other elements of "Daffodils" by William Wordsworth, eighth graders will be able to understand more about reading difficult poems.
Understanding and identifying repeated images are an important step in analyzing poetry. Using William Wordsworth's poem "Daffodils," eighth graders pay attention to symbolism and repetition. An informative video can guide your class through the process of using symbols in the interpretation of a more complex poem.
The way a poem sounds can be a key part of its message. Explore tone and theme with a short video featuring William Wordsworth's "Daffodils," focusing on the harsh and soft sounds within the poem. An excellent way to teach word choice in a poetry unit.
Flowering learners explore the concept of figurative language as it relates to poems, songs, or creative written expression. In this creative writing lesson, they complete several phrases using similes, metaphors, and personifications. Teach them to use questioning techniques while reading a selected poem. The lesson concludes when the individuals compose an original poem using figurative language.
Using the film Pandemonium as part of a study of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth? Here's a great study guide that asks viewers to take notes on the context of the film, as well as on the poets and their works. In addition, learners research key features of the time period, reflect on the main themes and values of the poets, and examine Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud."