High schoolers find a published poem for each chapter which would represent the events, the themes, or the characters in the chapter. In groups, they explain the connection poems have with novel chapters.
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The Children’s Hour
Examine youth and adulthood with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "The Children's Hour." Class members read the poem while considering the value of youth. They then respond to four text-based questions and jot down some notes in...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 4
High schoolers often struggle with integrating quotes into their writing. Guide them through the most successful and efficient ways to address a text with a literary analysis lesson. As learners find examples of alliteration in...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College
What is the value of youth? Explore this question and more through an analysis of Thomas Gray's poem, "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College." After reading the poem, class members respond to five text-based questions.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Love and Friendship
"But which will bloom most constantly?" Ask your learners to examine the representations of love and friendship in Emily Bronte's poem. Class members answer four text-based questions and jot down some ideas for larger discussion questions.
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Greek Mythology Version 2.0: To Be or Not to Be an Epic Hero?
Using The Odyssey in your classroom? Then this resource is for you. After listening to a reading of a portion of Book 9 of The Odyssey and watching a PowerPoint about Greek heroes, partners complete a "Think Pair Share" chart...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Poetry of Chinese Immigration
Numerous people from China immigrated to the US during the era of Industrialization and Expansion. Provide your class with a glimpse into the life of a Chinese immigrant through the poetry they left behind. They will analyze the poems...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Selecting Favorite Poems From Historical Poets
Here is a poetry lesson that begins with a free-association activity focused on the word voice. Learners each sit alone for a moment and make sounds that express how they are currently feeling, and then turn to their partners to share...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed