Romantics 1820-1860 Teacher Resources

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The Romantic Period

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does the term romantic mean? As you introduce your class to the Romantic period and famous authors, artists, and musicians from the time period, make sure they know what sets this movement apart from previous movements! Several...
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Romantic and 20th Century Period Music

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders explore the similarities, differences, and depth of pop music from the Romantic era and the 20th century. They listen to selections that exemplify the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th century periods, then create presentations...
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Are You a Classical or Romantic Voter?

For Students 7th - 12th
Right or left? Red or blue? What type of voter are you? How about none of the above? Instead, consider whether you believe a better world is possible or whether you think change just might make everything worse. Take a look at this short...
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Music History - The Romantic Period

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners chose one topic about the music of the Romantic Period to write an essay about. They research this era, take notes on the important facts, and write an essay about the topic.
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Can a Romantic Hero/Heroine....?

For Students 10th - 12th
In this romantic hero/heroine worksheet, students answer a series of questions designed to elicit a definition of a hero or heroine. The questions relate to real life situations, and students must answer as quickly as possible.
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The Romantic Age in British Literature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Put the Romantic Age into context for British Literature classes with a PowerPoint that defines and characterizes this movement in literature, music and art. Notable painters, writers, and musicians are listed, as are key romantic themes...
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Romanticism: Roots of Modernity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
What were the changes in art during the Romantic period? The presentation starts by describing some of the common characteristics of Romanticism, and then several slides present examples from the era. Consider using this in an art or...
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The Romantic Vision

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Art, music, and literature of the Romantic Movement in Germany, France, and England are the focus of presentation that would serve as a good overview of this era. The major works of the major figures are surveyed. The ideals, so obvious...
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A Brief Overview of the Romantic Period in English Literature: 1785-1830

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
"The Spirit of the Age" is capture in a PowerPoint that examines the social and political context of the Romantic Period. Although text-heavy, the major tenets of the movement are detailed. Consider augmenting the presentation with works...
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Revolutions in the Arts: 1800s

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The 1800s were a time of great change in the worlds of art, literature, and music. This presentation covers major works and artists that exemplify the Romantic, Realist, and Impressionist movements. Why not make this presentation a...
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Byron, Shelley, & Keats (Later Romantics) Presentation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Rock stars are cool, but not as cool as the ones from the nineteenth century Romantic Movement. Present critical biographical information on the big three, Byron, Shelly, and Keats, before you dive into analysis of their major poems. The...
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Romantic Period in Music, Art, and Literature

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
“Romanticism aims at enlarging experience by exploring the real.” This excerpt from Jacques Barzun’s From Dawn to Decadence introduces a PowerPoint that examines the characteristics of and the major figures in music, art, and literature...
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Wuthering Heights 3: Love or Revenge?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights is considered a classic of Romantic literature. The last video clip in a three-part series introduces scholars to a pivotal point in the novel when the characters Heathcliff and Catherine argue. Pupils...
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Somewhere Under the Rainbow--The Romantic Period in British Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students create 2-3 poems, a children's story, or a two or three dimensional piece of art.  In this Romantic Period lesson, students discuss the historical background of the Romantic Period and relevant literary terms.  Students analyze...
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Isn't It Romantic?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the ideas, literature, music, and art of the Romantic Movement. They apply romantic ideals to their original writing and art, analyze poetry, discuss key vocabulary, and analyze artwork from this era.
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Not Your Grandma's Music: A Lesson in Music History

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students experience and discuss the different musical periods such as Baroque, Classical and Romantic. In this music lesson, students discover musical theory and apply it to the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. Students will...
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Romantic Ants

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Almost every ant you have ever seen in your life is female. The video, part of an Insect playlist by Brain Scoop, discusses the unique sex lives of ants. It explains the unique anatomy and habits that are conducive to all-female colonies.
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Breaking News English: Romantic Love Lasts Only a Year

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Romantic Love Lasts Only a Year," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Tchaikovsky's Life and Career

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Discover facts about the man behind classical favorites such as, Pathetique and the 1812 Overture. Here, you'll find biographical information about Tchaikovsky's life, his music, and his career. Both the 1812 Overture and Pathetique are...
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The Science of Attraction

For Students 9th - 12th
Chemical attraction? Yes! High schoolers will be fascinated by the science behind the romantic feelings. They may be surprised that the eyes act first, drawing us to take a closer look, and the nose acts next, sensing major...
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Romanticism, Transcendentalism, and Gothic Literature

For Students 9th - 12th
Introduce viewers to the five "I"'s of Romanticism—imagination, intuition, idealism, inspiration, and individuality—with a colorful presentation that details the concepts of the American Romantic movement and features American poets,...
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The Romantic Period: The Zeitgeist

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The intellectual, cultural, and moral spirit of the Romantic Period is examined in a series of slides that first look at the tenets of the movement and then at paintings that capture the spirit of the age. A great way to visualize the...
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Romantic Poetry Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Looking for project ideas to conclude a study of Romantic poetry? Although designed as a handout for class members, because of the references to specific teachers and textbooks, this packet would better serve as a teacher resource. It...
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Whitman and the American ‘Romantic’ Nature

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils read a short biography of Walt Whitman and a portion of Whitman's epic poem "Song of Myself." Readers then respond to a series of comprehension questions.