19th Century Poets Teacher Resources
Find 19th Century Poets lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 1 - 24 of 31 resources
Charles Baudelaire: Poète Maudit (The Cursed Poet)
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After learning the main ideas of the Decadent movement, students work in small groups to read and translate poems by the French poet Charles Baudelaire using basic etymology skills. They then read the accurate English translations to see...
Picturing America: Images and Words of Hope from Romare Bearden and Langston Hughes
9th - 12th
A carefully crafted three-day lesson integrates poetry and visual art. By analyzing and comparing Langston Hughes' poem "Mother and Son" and Romare Bearden's collage "The Dove," readers explore the theme of hope. The lesson activates...
Romanticism, Transcendentalism, and Gothic Literature
9th - 12th
Introduce viewers to the five "I"'s of Romanticism—imagination, intuition, idealism, inspiration, and individuality—with a colorful presentation that details the concepts of the American Romantic movement and features American poets,...
Emily Dickinson & Poetic Imagination: "Leap, plashless"
4th - 6th
Students analyze the poems of Emily Dickinson and write their own nature poem. In this poetry analysis lesson, students read Dickinson poetry and analyze the use of imagery, sound, and metaphor. Students write their own nature poem using...
Before I Got My Eye Put Out - The Poetry of Emily Dickinson
10 mins 9th - 12th
Everything you wanted to know about Emily Dickinson in 10 minutes. John Green’s rapid pace and hyperkinetic personae may not appeal to all viewers, but the video is, as advertised, a crash course in Dickinson’s life and her poetry. A...