John Milton and Paradise Lost
Students read one of his minor poems but focus on Paradise Lost. They apply historical criticism to the poem and note the parallel between the Biblical references and the politics of Oliver Cromwell.
9th - 12th English Language Arts 18 Views 17 Downloads
Paradise Lost: Problem Situation
Let your class voice their opinions with a group debate activity. Before reading John Milton's Paradise Lost, they work in small groups in assigned roles to form a position about authority and rebellion, comparing a teenager's punishment...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
More Than Rhyme: Poetry Fundamentals
One of the many challenges in creating a poetry unit is selecting illustrative poems and designing activities to accompany each lesson. Here's a carefully crafted resource that can be used as a poetry unit or the individual lessons can...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Epic Poetry Unit
The Odyssey is the core text in this unit study of the hero's journey motif. Along the way, kids research Greek and Roman history, mythology, art, and epic poetry. The 104-page packet is perfect for homeschool or classroom situations and...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Poetry…Do I Dare?
Whether you're considering a poetry unit or just want to incorporate more poetry in your curriculum, this unit plan is a must-have. Packed with poems, teaching points, powerful prompts, and poetry performance suggestions, the resource is...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Paradise Lost, Book IX
Providing first a short overview of Book IX from Paradise Lost by John Milton, this presentation would be a good way to discuss a previous night's reading, or to guide pupils through the book itself. The rest of the slide show contains...
12th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Paradise Lost: Biography of John Milton
A very thorough look at the life of John Milton's life is the focus of this presentation. Complete with important contextual details and facts about his work, the slide show could be a good way to introduce Paradise Lost to your class....
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts