Daffodil Teacher Resources
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Fields of Daffodils
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.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Determine a Poem's Theme by Considering Imagery, Sound, and Symbolism
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.
4 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Notice Verbs Used in Poem to Understand the Poem
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.
3 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Analyze Each Section of a Poem and Restate in Your Own Words
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.
3 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Identify Symbols in a Poem by Noticing Repeated Images
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.
4 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 17 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Analyze A Poem's Sound by Reading for Harsh and Soft Sounds
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.
4 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using Descriptive Words and Phrases to Picture a Poem
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.
3 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 4 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
I wandered lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils) Theme of Memory and the Past
In this poetry themes worksheet, students 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.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 5 Views 2 Downloads
Mark a Poem's Rhyme Scheme
Are you looking for a way to teach your eighth graders about rhyme scheme? A short, helpful video instructs young readers how to identify and mark the rhyme scheme in a poem. Use the video in a poetry interpretation lesson, or when introducing a poetry writing unit.
3 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pandemonium: Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth
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.
10th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
Structure and Function of Bulbs, Corms and Rhizomes
Middle schoolers 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.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
I wandered lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils) Theme of Man and the Natural World
In 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.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
A Rose Is a Rose
Flowering learners explore the concept of figurative language as it relates to poems, songs, or creative written expression. For this creative writing lesson, they complete several phrases using similes, metaphors, and personifications. Teach them to use questioning techniques while reading a selected poem.
4th - 5th Language Arts 21 Views 275 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Youngsters develop a deeper understanding of subtraction upon completion of the activities in these lessons. They see how subtraction relates to their world, which is one of the best ways to really learn something! This fantastic series of lessons allow learners to dive deep into the world of subtraction through in-class games, hands-on activities, computer programs, and demonstrations by their teacher.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 56 Views 122 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Figurative Language Packet
A definitive resource for your figurative language unit includes several worksheets and activities to reinforce writing skills. It addresses poetic elements such as simile and metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and idioms, and provides several activities for kids to practice their skills.
6th - 12th Language Arts 216 Views 182 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable