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American Dream: Reality, Promise or Illusion?

For Students 10th - 11th Standards
Dream or nightmare? Class members craft a synthesis essay with textual to determine to what extent the United States has fulfilled the ideas embodied in the America Dream.
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Every Atom: Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself”

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discussion questions for Walt Whitman's "Son of Myself" ask class members to reflect on the beauty that can be found in labor, the sense of identity that transcends divisions, and on the many riddles in Whitman's poem. ...
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Walt Whitman Packet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Walt Whitman's Song of Myself is the anchor text for a series of worksheets that model for young scholars how to become active readers. Questions require text-based as well as analytical responses.
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Walt Whitman: From Song of Myself

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a resource that models how to read and analyze a poem? Check out this packet that uses sections of Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" to demonstrate how to paraphrase, note literary elements, and identify the poet's inferences.
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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.
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Teaching Tone and Mood

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Tone and Mood are not synonymous! Introduce young readers to these literary devices with a series of exercises that not only point out the significant differences between the terms but also shows them how to identify both the tone and...
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The Media and the War: The Penny Press, Walt Whitman and the War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Mexican-American war marked a significant moment in United States history, as well as in the history of American media. The mid-nineteenth century saw the introduction of the Penny Press, which provided many American citizens with...
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Walt Whitman: Journalist and Poet

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Can you love something so much you want to change it? Young patriots investigate Walt Whitman's love of America—and his suggestions to improve it—using primary sources as well as video evidence. Scholars research American issues of the...
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Early American Poets

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The poems of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are the focus of a unit that asks readers to consider how an artist's life and changes in society influences his or her work. After careful study of Whitman's and Dickinson's perspectives on...
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Elegy for Lincoln: Walt Whitman’s Poem

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Walt Whitman's "O Captain! My Captain!" is one of the most famous and emotional tributes to Abraham Lincoln. Guide readers through the evocative elegy with a reading comprehension instructional activity, complete with the poem's text and...
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I Hear America Singing

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing" is the focus of a reading comprehension activity that asks kids to read, and then respond, to text-based questions and discussion prompts.
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We Sing America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pair the famous poems "I Hear America Singing," by Walt Whitman, and "I, Too, Sing America," by Langston Hughes, with a more recent poem by Elizabeth Alexander called "Praise Song for the Day" to demonstrate a theme and introduce your...
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TIME Magazine: Walt Whitman

For Students 7th - 9th
Include this activity about Walt Whitman's immortal "O Captain! My Captain!" in your poetry or transcendentalism unit. Containing a short biography about Whitman as well as the text of the poem, the worksheet prompts learners to answer...
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Walt Whitman to Langston Hughes: Poems for a Democracy

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Explore the idea of democratic poetry. Upper graders read Walt Whitman, examining daguerreotypes, and compare Whitman to Langston Hughes. They describe aspects of Whitman's I Hear America Singing to Langston Hughes' Let America Be...
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Responding with Wonderment and Awe

For Teachers 5th - 8th
When was the last time you responded to something with wonderment and awe? Explore this particular Habit of Mind with three lessons, each based on a literary skill as well. The first lesson prompts kids to read Walt Whitman's...
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Masculine Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What were the driving forces behind American expansion in the nineteenth century, and what were its effects? Scholars watch a video, read biographies, engage in discussion, write journals and poetry, draw, and create a multimedia...
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Dead Poets Society: Supplement to Movie

For Students 9th - 12th
Here's the perfect resource for anyone viewing Peter Weir's Academy Award winning film, Dead Poets Society. Whether part of a classroom study, used in a homeschool situation, or for personal viewing, the nine-page packet is a must....
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Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 6 short answer and essay questions based on "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," by Walt Whitman.
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Whitman and Lincoln

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students determine if Lincoln and Whitman ever met and write a dialogue between the two men. In this Whitman and Lincoln lesson, students read Whitman's poem "Beat! Beat! Drums!" and connect it to the events of Lincoln's presidency....
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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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Life, Death, Dirt, & Walt Whitman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Walt Whitman was a composter? Certainly the cycle of life and death he describes in "Leaves of Grass" parallels the processes going on in a compose pile. The interdisciplinary approach detailed here could be used to foster a deeper...
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"O Captain! My Captain!"

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Who was Walt Whitman, and what link does he have to president Abraham Lincoln?  After Lincoln's assassination, Whitman wrote "O Captain! My Captain!" This poem and "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" are the focus of exercises...
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New American Poetry-Whitman & Dickinson

For Students 8th - 11th
In this poetry unit worksheet packet, students complete several activities designed to review key poetry concepts. All worksheets focus on a comparison of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Students respond to poems, complete short answer...
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Poets and Poetry of the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to John Greenleaf Whittier, Walt Whitman, and Stephen Crane, poets who are associated with the Civil War period. After a brief overview of the life of each writer, the presentation identifies forms these poets used,...