Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Teacher Resources
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The Wreck of the Hesperus: Questions for Analysis
11th - 12th
Readers are asked to locate and identify various literary devices in The Wreck of the Hesperus, Longfellow’s recounting of the events at Norman’s Reef in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Consider extending the lesson by asking your pupils how...
Longfellow's "The Village Blacksmith" and Whitman's "Song of Myself"
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Although the work Americans do has changed over time, the plight of the American worker has largely remained the same. Facilitate a class discussion aboutAmerican workers using Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Village Blacksmith" and...
The Birth of an American Hero: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow???s ???Paul Revere???s Ride???
9th - 12th
Students examine the heroic archetype and apply it to the history of Paul Revere's Ride and to Longfellow's poem, "Paul Revere's Ride." They identify heroic qualities, discuss archetypes, read and discuss Joseph Campbell's "Stages of the...
Longfellow and Dickens: The Story of a Trans-Atlantic Friendship
10th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Charles Dickens. They read and analyze a manuscript, answer discussion questions, conduct Internet research, and discuss societal and historical context of the...