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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 2, Unit 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Delve into the depths of madness with a literary analysis unit focused on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Emily Dickinson's "I Felt a Funeral, in my Brain." It features thought-provoking discussion questions, evidence-based...
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Using Poetry to Explore Change and Belonging

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Change, growth, and a sense of belonging are the focus of a unit that uses poetry to explore these themes and the distinguishing features of poetry as well. 
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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Allusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Consider the biblical allusions in Emily Dickinson's poetry with the seventh of ten lessons in a language arts unit. Learners read "A little East of Jordan" and "Come slowly - Eden!" and discuss the allusions to the original Old...
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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Rhythm and Meter

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you're introducing rhythm and meter into your poetry activity, consider these activities based on the poetry of Emily Dickinson. Focusing on "Because I could not stop for Death," kids discuss accents, breves, and how they measure the...
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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Extend your instruction on similes and metaphors with a instructional activity on Emily Dickinson's "Hope is the thing with feathers" and "There is no Frigate like a Book." After a discussion on the images of each poem and their...
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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Imagery and Personification

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Imagery is the focus of this lesson, featuring "The Moon is distant from the Sea" by Emily Dickinson. Readers discuss the lunar cycle and its connection to the speaker's desires, and then choose an image from the poem to compare to their...
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Gothic Undercurrents

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Terror, mystery, excitement. American writers of the 19th century, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson, used these elements to create morally ambiguous tales that challenged the prevailing belief in...
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Early American Poets

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The poems of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are the focus of a unit that asks readers to consider how an artist's life and changes in society influences his or her work. After careful study of Whitman's and Dickinson's perspectives on...
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Teaching Emily Dickinson: A Common Core Close Reading Seminar

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Three of Emily Dickinson's poems, "I like to see it," "Because I could not stop for Death," and "We grow accustomed to the Dark," provide instructors with an opportunity to model for class members how to use close reading strategies to...
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Writing About Literature: Nature in the Writings of John Muir and Emily Dickinson

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
As an assessment of their skill in crafting a compare and contrast essay, class members read and compare the portrayals of nature in excerpts from naturalist John Muir's My First Summer in the Sierra and from poet Emily Dickinson's "The...
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"Because I could not stop for Death" -- Visualizing Meaning and Tone

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Emily Dickinson's "Because I could not stop for Death" provides high schoolers with an opportunity to practice their critical thinking skills. They examine the images, diction, rhythm, and rhyme scheme the poet uses and consider how...
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Hope Is the Thing with Feathers

For Students 7th Standards
One of Emily Dickinson's most poignant works is the focus of a poetry analysis activity. After reading "Hope Is the Thing with Feathers," individuals answer ten multiple-choice and short-answer questions about the elements found...
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A Bird Came Down

For Students 6th Standards
Strengthen reading comprehension skills with a response to reading worksheet that focuses on plot. Scholars read Emily Dickinson's "A Bird Came Down" then answer one short answer and four multiple choice questions.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 13

For Teachers 9th Standards
Whether the planks hide the beating of a hideous heart, or they break away to the madness beneath, their presence makes itself known in the final instructional activity of a literary analysis unit. Having gathered textual evidence from...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 12

For Teachers 9th Standards
What happens when a tenuous grasp on sanity begins to slip? Compare Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Emily Dickinson's "I Felt a Funeral, in my Brain" with a lesson focused on the development of a common central idea. High...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 11

For Teachers 9th Standards
The rules for capitalization are strict and inflexible—until you experience the fluid beauty of an Emily Dickinson poem. Ninth graders test their existing knowledge of language arts conventions with the many bent grammar rules in "I Felt...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 10

For Teachers 9th Standards
An engaging unit connects Edgar Allan Poe and Emily Dickinson's shared themes of madness and departure from reality. The 10th lesson in the unit explores Dickinson's figurative language and structure choices in "I Felt a Funeral, in my...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
Continue analyzing literature using textual evidence with a lesson focused on "I Felt A Funeral, in my Brain" by Emily Dickinson. Ninth graders bring their annotation skills and knowledge of figurative language from the previous...
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Sixth Grade Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
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Personification

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Introduce your young scholars to personification. The literary device is clearly defined and illustrated with clever examples. Opportunities for guided and independent practice using poems by Emily Dickinson and Langston Hughes are also...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet - A Narrow Fellow in the Grass

For Students 7th - 9th
Explore the complex world of Emily Dickinson with this activity on "A Narrow Fellow in the Grass." The first page supplies the entire poem, and the last two pages prompt readers to summarize and analyze Dickinson's poetic devices. The...
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The Real Emily Dickinson

For Students 10th - 11th
Enhance your learners' knowledge of Emily Dickinson and her poetry. Specific questions ask for lines and words from poems. Feedback for an online quiz is available immediately.
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Dealing with Grief: A Comparison of Point of View and Tone

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Good grief? Elizabeth Barrett Browning's "Grief" and Emily Dickinson's "After great pain, a formal feeling comes" are the focus of a series of close reading activities that ask groups to compare the point of view and tone of these two...
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"Leap, plashless": Emily Dickinson & Poetic Imagination

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine different poems from Emily Dickinson. They practice listening for meter in the poems and make connections between the texts. They also practice their own creative writing skills.