Traditional Poetry from the Fifteenth to the early Twentieth Century Grades 7-10 (Paperback)

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Traditional Poetry from the Fifteenth to the early Twentieth Century Grades 7-10 (Paperback)

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Share the poetry written by many of the important poets of the English language from the Fifteenth to the early Twentieth Century with your students.

This resource presents a background to each of the major periods of writing, a biography of the particular poet, a portrait of the poet, a representative poem, activities, and suggestions for further reading. Activities can be completed independently or in small groups.

Teach this entire unit in 10 to 12 classes, or choose excerpts from it to supplement your own unit.

  • 20+ Ballads & Poems
  • 10+ Portraits of Poets & Biographies


Poets & their works include:


The Minstrels of the Middle Ages: The Ballad

  • "The Daemon Lover" "Sir Patrick Spens"
  • "The Two Corbies" /"The Two Crows" "Get Upand Bar the Door"

Nursery Rhymes

William Shakespeare

  • "Sonnet XVIII"
  • "The Witches from Macbeth"

John Keats

  • "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • "The Village Blacksmith"
  • "Hiawatha's Childhood"

Alfred Lord Tennyson

  • "The Charge of the Light Brigade"

Sir Walter Scott

  • "Lochinvar"

Edward Lear

  • "The Owl and the Pussycat"

Walt Whitman

  • "A Noiseless Patient Spider"

William Blake

  • "The Lamb"
  • "The Tiger"

Duncan Campbell Scott

  • "The Forsaken"

William Henry Drummond

  • "Leetle Bateese"
  • "The Wreck of the Julie Plante"

Emily Dickinson

  • "A Narrow Fellow in the Grass"
  • "I Like to See It Lap the Miles"
  • "The Brain Is Wider Than the Sky"

82 pages

Product Details ISBN: 9781550355192
ISBN-10: 1550355198
Publisher: On the Mark Press
Publication Date: January 25th, 2006
Pages: 84
Language: English