This The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Imagery and Personification lesson plan also includes:
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 idea of great pain. For homework, they read three additional poems to prepare for lesson five in this ten-lesson unit.
- Strong discussion topics and writing assignments
- Excellent as a stand-alone lesson or in the context of the Emily Dickinson poetry unit
- Does not provide poems in their entirety, but does provide a link where you can find most of Dickinson's work