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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Christmas Bells

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and analyze the anti-slavery poem, "Christmas Bells" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. They discuss the content and form of the poem, write an essay, write an original poem, examine how this anti-slavery poem was converted...
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TIME Magazine: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

For Students 7th - 9th
Use Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Village Blacksmith" to practice poetry analysis and comprehension with your middle schoolers. Three activities with three questions each guide young readers before the reading, during the reading,...
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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Practice sequencing events using Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's narrative poem about the famous revolutionary hero. Learners read Revere's own account of the event, and compare/contrast the two texts using a t-chart. Finally, they imagine...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet

For Students 7th - 11th
"Things are not what they seem" in this poetry activity, which discusses Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "A Psalm of Life." Your students will see the world through the eyes of the transcendentalists after analyzing the meaning, context,...
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The Poet's Toolbox

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
If you need a lesson for your poetry unit, use two poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("Rain in Summer" and "The Slave in the Dismal Swamp") and a resource on Elements of Poetry. The lesson plan guides you through activities on...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Slave's Dream"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's contribution to the anti-slavery movement. They read and analyze a poem, identify the poem's techniques, and write a critique of the poem, "The Slave's Dream."
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Haunted Houses"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read and analyze Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "Haunted Houses." They define key vocabulary terms, discuss the poem's technical aspects, and create an original poem about a haunted house or a haunted place.
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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although just a series of slides with a poem laid out in parts, this resource could be used when discussing the poem "Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This presentation could be used to go over parts of the...
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Lesson Plan to Accompany Psalm of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze the poem, "Psalm of Life," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. They create a Footsteps Quilt, developing quilt squares to represent each goal and gift they would leave as a gift to humanity.
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The Children’s Hour

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Examine youth and adulthood with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "The Children's Hour." Class members read the poem while considering the value of youth. They then respond to four text-based questions and jot down some notes in...
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My Lost Youth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ask your learners to ponder the value of youth as they read the pome "My Lost Youth" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. After reading, they respond to several questions about the content, message, and style of the poem.
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Identify Cultural Influences - Hiawatha

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore Native American life and culture. In this Native American lesson, students watch a video segment pertaining to The Song of Hiawatha, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Students discuss Native American culture and create...
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The Wreck of the Hesperus: Questions for Analysis

For Students 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...
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The Village Blacksmith

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Strike a mighty blow for poetry analysis with a lesson plan that uses Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem "The Village Blacksmith" as the core text. Using the Poetry Analysis Worksheet, scholars learn how knowledge of the poetic devices a...
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Longfellow's "The Village Blacksmith" and Whitman's "Song of Myself"

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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A S ample Lesson from The Gold Book - American Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore poetry by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. In this poetry lesson plan, students read a brief biography about Longfellow and then examine 3 of his poems.
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The Birth of an American Hero: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow???s ???Paul Revere???s Ride???

For Teachers 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...
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Longfellow and Dickens: The Story of a Trans-Atlantic Friendship

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils 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...
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Paul Revere, American Patriot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research Paul Revere's life and role in U.S. history by examining first-person accounts, works of historical fiction, a popular narrative poem, and other resources. They create a mural depicting their findings.
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The Day is Done Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions based on the poem "The Day is Done," by Longfellow.
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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

For Teachers 8th
Compare and contrast primary and secondary resources about the same historical event in this American Revolution lesson plan. Eighth graders read "Paul Revere's Ride," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, as well as the letter from Paul...
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Longfellow Meets German Radical Poet Ferdinand Freiligrath

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars, after researching the backgrounds to both Longfellow and Freiligrath, examine and analyze selected works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow via his association with the German radical Ferdinand Freiligrath. They discuss and...
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Sixth Grade Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
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Ghosts and Spirits

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Connect poetry to a naturally kid-friendly topic: ghosts! Draw on your class's prior knowledge of the paranormal to help them access the classic poem "Haunted House" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. After a fun warm-up activity describing...

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