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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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Poetry Assignment

For Teachers 5th - 9th
As the culminating activity in a unit study of poetry, class members demonstrate what they have learned about poetry by creating a notebook containing original poems they have written, published poems they enjoy, and analyses of these...
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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are you contemplating a poetry study featuring Emily Dickinson? Finding good primary sources to accompany the study can be a challenge—never fear, help is here! Check out this primary source set that includes manuscripts of several of...
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Abstract Ideas Explored: Writing with Extended Metaphor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A 25-page packet includes eight detailed lesson plans centered around poems by Emily Dickinson. Each instructional activity begins with a burning question that young scholars attempt to answer by using evidence from Dickinson's poems.
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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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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

For Students 9th - 12th
Hope may be the thing that never stops at all, but a rapid language arts video certainly comes close. Imagine everything you wanted to know about Emily Dickinson in a 10-minute video. A quick-paced narrator flashes through details of the...
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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 lesson of a literary analysis unit. Having gathered textual evidence from "The Tell-Tale...
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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 instructional activity in the unit explores Dickinson's figurative language and structure choices in "I Felt a...
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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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Before I Got My Eye Put Out - The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

For Students 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...
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Landscapes of the Mind

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review Emily Dickinson's biography and examine themes and forms of some of her poems. They measure ways Graham integrates aspects of Dickinson's life and the themes and forms of her poetry into Letters to the World.
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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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Letters from Emily Dickinson: Letters and Poems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze how Emily Dickinson perceived herself as a poet. Students read correspondence between Dickinson and her preceptor, Mr. Higginson to determine the depths of their relationship. High schoolers interpret several of...
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Letters from Emily Dickinson: Poetry Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze mood and voice in Emily Dickinson's poem, "There's a Certain Slant of Light." After the analysis, students write a poem of their own emulating the Dickinson poem, and then write a one-page essay describing what...