"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"

Students study transportation in mid-19th-century Brooklyn. They look at several photographs of Brooklyn transport from the era and read Walt Whitman's poem "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry." In addition to making critical observations and comparisons about then and now, students create short original poems ¿¿la Whitman.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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Project-Based Learning