Lessons for Walt Whitman

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  • Experiencing Nature: Landscape Paintings - … they read works by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, and/or Emily Dickinson. • Students will write a reflective paper … Sonntag’s era, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, and Emily Dickinson. Finally, students will write a reflective paper … Age: Cincinnati Painters of the Nineteenth Century.1979. Kerley, Barbara. Walt Whitman: Words for America. New York: Scholastic Press, 2004. George, Kristin …
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  • Nature in the City - … 's "Olmsted's Trip" and Walt Whitman's "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" Similarities between Frederick Law Olmsted and Walt Whitman: 1. Both began their careers … South and Whitman worked as a male nurse during the Civil War. 3. The two were contemporaries: Olmsted (1822-1903); Walt Whitman (1819 … of orientation, of clear planning and of familiar reassuring lucidity," Whitman created a poem without the controlling structures of conventional rhyme …
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  • Stanza Proud - … : 1 hour Objectives: Students will: 1. Examine a poem by Walt Whitman for historical and expressionistic references. 2. Learn about the tensions … . According to Mr. Collins, what do the actions of poets Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson represent about the times in which they … an historical and emotional timeline for the Civil War and Walt Whitman's involvement in the war, as well as his poetry …
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  • Poetry Power - … the Dust Lewis Turco Pigericks Arnold Lobel Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman The Raven Edgar A. Poe Karen Hesse Written using the … Schmidt ed. 043925419-1 Unit Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman ISBN: 0679725148 Poems by Walt Whitman ST 1 Poetry for Young People - Robert Frost … It lacks rhyme and has less predictable rhythm. Possible Resources: Whitman, Walt. “Leaves of Grass” Hesse, Karen Out of the Dust Poe …
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  • Speaking in Grave Tones - … ) Biographical information on Rowson and Whitman Worksheet: Poetry and Hymns Poems: Susanna Haswell Rowson "To Time;" Walt Whitman "A Noiseless Patient Spider" Hymn … Time;" Sheet." G. Working in small groups, instruct students to Walt Whitman "A complete the "Poetry and Hymn Worksheet/Note Sheet" Noiseless … choose from the following poems: Susanna Haswell Rowson - "To Time" Walt Whitman - "A Noiseless Patient Spider" Dr. Nares - "Amsterdam" (hymn) top of …
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  • Voices of America - … /Chalkboard Lyrics to Lee Greenwood's God Bless The USA Walt Whitman I Hear America Singing Langston Hughes's Let America Be … -5min) 2. Next I will put up a transparency of Walt Whitman's I Hear America Singing. I will call on a … interpretation of the poem I will ask the students why Whitman chose mechanics, shoemakers, carpenters, mothers, etc. to talk about his … this land God bless the USA! I Hear America Singing Walt Whitman I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear; Those …
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  • Sauntering Circuitously: Thoreau and American Studies - … movement west, American Indian philosophy, Romanticism and the poetry of Walt Whitman. By the end of the unit students will: • Have an … ’s Shore Student Activity/Discussion: After reading the poetry of Walt Whitman, what do you think each of the poems connect with … Thoreau fit into all of this? Student Activity: Thoreau vs. Whitman. Have students select their favorite passages from only one of …
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  • Walt Whitman: Comprehension Quiz - TEACHER'S GUIDE: COMPREHENSION The following description of Walt Whitman's life contains 15 inaccuracies. Use information from , the and … paper, correcting the mistakes and underlining the words you changed. Walt Whitman was born in New York City in 1819. As a … leading literary figure of the era, praised Whitman highly, as did many other reviewers. Whitman published a new edition of the book …
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  • Writing Lyric Poetry - … is Low" by Emily Dickinson, "I Hear America Singing" by Walt Whitman, "Women" by Alice Walker, "maggie and milly and molly and … in your poem. Group Four: "I Hear America singing" by Walt Whitman I HEAR America singing, the varied carols I hear; Those … labor, which implies that Whitman's image may not be true. Do you agree" Explain. Extension: Whitman's poem presents a vision … America from 1800's. Consider what a modern version of Whitman's poem would be like. Brainstorm to list some modern …
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  • Literature of the Gilded Age - … poetry that emerged after the Civil War gave rise to Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Henry James, Stephen Crane, Theodore Dreiser … their groups based on the following authors that you select: Walt Whitman Emily Dickinson Mark Twain Henry James Stephen Crane Theodore Dreiser … their lives and work. The following may be quite helpful: Walt Whitman http://www.whitmanarchive.org Emily Dickinson http://www.cwru.edu …
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