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74 reviewed resources for henry wadsworth longfellow

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Now-and-Then Portraits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after viewing a slide show entitled "Celebrity's Picture: Using Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Portraits to Observe Historic Changes," examine and discuss the examples shown in the slide show. They note stylistic differences,...
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LISTEN MY CHILDREN AND YOU SHALL HEAR

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen to the poem, "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. They listen for details involving specific locations and landmarks mentioned by Longfellow and have to retrace Revere's ride on a map of Boston.
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Native American Poetry

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders locate the poetry section of the LMC. They produce a hand written transparency based on the poem Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Students illustrate a poem from their poetry section. It is a mystery to them what...
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Paul Revere- Mini Biography

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
You'll be fascinated to learn the many significant influences that Paul Revere had as an American patriot beyond announcing the coming of the British at the battle of Lexington and Concord.
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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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Paul Revere's Ride

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the political situation in Boston in 1775, using Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" to introduce the beginning of the American Revolution.
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Paul Revere

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's, Paul Revere's Ride, and other pieces of poetry to use maps and literature to investigate geographic concepts. They chart Revere's ride on current Massachusetts maps while working in pairs....
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Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the value of youth? Explore this question and more through an analysis of Thomas Gray's poem, "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College." After reading the poem, class members respond to five text-based questions.
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"The Bridge"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read poem, "The Bridge," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, discuss how they are connected to other human beings, both past and present, and create time capsules including their favorite memorabilia.
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"Footsteps of Angels"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read poem, "Footsteps of Angels," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, discuss angels in their lives, and create angel collages using magazines, photographs, etc., symbolizing gifts their angels have given to them.
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Why Do We Remember Revere? Paul Revere's Ride in History and Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine primary documents regarding Paul Revere's ride and its role in the Revolutionary War. They consider how Revere's role has been written about by Longfellow and others and discuss the discrepancies between accounts.
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Longfellow and the American Sonnet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze and critique why Longfellow's sonnets are a variation of the Petrarchan sonnet. They assess the rhyme scheme in his sonnet "The Cross of Snow." In addition, they explain how Longfellow used an image/setting to...
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Commercial Illustrations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after analyzing and discussing examples of Longfellow's portraits from the Maine Memory Network slide show, design a poster based on a "what if?" situation that portrays the text data and an image of one of Longfellow's...
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Images of Maine: Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and evaluate several poems from various Maine authors such as Longfellow, Booth and Millay. They discuss the images of Maine and its people that are related in these poems and compare them to their own ideas of Maine...
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"Paul Revere's Ride" Questions

For Students 7th - 11th
In this "Paul Revere's Ride" activity, students discuss the patriotic and historical aspects of Longfellow's famous poem.  Students answer three questions about the facts and the theme of the poem.
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Paul Revere's Ride-Fact or Fiction?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students discuss Paul Revere's ride. In this social studies lesson, students read Paul Revere's Ride and compare the differences between the poem and the historical event.
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The Meaning of America: Enterprise and Commerce

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, invite your learners to consider the concept of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest. This stellar resource guides your class members through a close...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the...
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The Meaning of America: Equality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What if society sought equality by handicapping the gifted and dispelling any traces of diversity? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. offers one possible answer to this question through his incredibly engaging and thought-provoking satirical...
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a...
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The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes...
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The Meaning of America: Self-Command

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Even for one of the most accomplished men in American history, there was room for improvement. Challenge high schoolers to use Benjamin Franklin's Project for Moral Perfection to analyze text, make inferences, connect to historical...
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Study Guide for Beowulf

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Is Beowulf is part of your curriculum? If so, check out this packet of resources designed to support readers of this epic tale. Presentations, worksheets, and reference materials are all included.
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Timeline-History of Portland Main and the US

For Students 10th - 12th
This is a handout of four different timelines. It contains four columns, each provides a chronological list of event starting in 1776 and ending in 2001. Timelines showcase changes and major historical events for the Portland...

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