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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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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.
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In Emily Dickinson's Own Words: Letters and Poems

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Analyze the depth and beauty of American Literature by reading Emily Dickinson's letters and poems. The class analyzes Dickinson's poetic style and discusses Thomas Wentworth Higginson's editorial relationship with Dickinson. They pay...
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Poetry: An investigation of Life

For Teachers 11th - 12th
AP English Language and Composition requires that class members be able to formulate an argument and support it. Use this resource to focus on the life of Emily Dickinson. It requires individuals to research her life and make inferences...
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Grade 5, Week 19 A Little Bird Came Down

For Students 4th - 6th
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students read a poem by Emily Dickinson called A Little Bird Came Down. Students complete 6 pages of varied exercises pertaining to the understanding and analysis of this poem.
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My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun – Theme of Gender

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students read a reflection on the conflict between male and female identities in Dickinson's "My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun –." Students then respond to questions about male and female dominance as...
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My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun – Theme of Mortality

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students read a paragraph regarding the preservation of life in "My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun –," by Emily Dickinson. Students consider the will to live, the “power to die,” and the power to kill as...
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My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun – Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry discussion activity, students consider the elements of poetry as they respond to 6 short answer and essay questions based on the poem "My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun –."
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I Heard a Fly Buzz – When I Died – Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions based on the poem "I heard a Fly buzz – when I died –."
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I Heard a Fly Buzz – When I Died – Themes of Mortality

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions based on themes of mortality in "I heard a Fly buzz – when I died –." Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.
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I Heard a Fly Buzz – When I Died – Themes of Man and the Natural World

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions based on themes of man and the natural world in "I heard a Fly buzz-when I died." Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.
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I Heard a Fly Buzz – When I Died – Themes of Spirituality

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions based on themes of spirituality in "I heard a Fly buzz – when I died –." Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.
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I Felt a Funeral, in My Brain Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions based on "I felt a Funeral, in my Brain."
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Because I Could Not Stop for Death Questions

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions based on "Because I Could Not Stop for Death," by Emily Dickinson.
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Emily Dickinson & Poetic Imagination: "Leap, plashless"

For Teachers 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...
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I'm Nobody! Who are You? Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students discover the concept of personification in poetry. In this early childhood lesson plan, students analyze "I'm Nobody! Who are You?" by Emily Dickinson, focusing on the use of personification. Students then create their own...
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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...