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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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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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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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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Slave's Dream"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars 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
Learners 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
New ReviewStrike a mighty blow for poetry analysis with a lesson 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 poet...
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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, 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
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...
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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
For 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. Eighth graders read "Paul Revere's Ride," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, as well as the letter from Paul Revere....
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Longfellow Meets German Radical Poet Ferdinand Freiligrath

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students, 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 draw...
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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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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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Maine Fun Facts Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Maine worksheet, students explore the state of Maine. Students complete a crossword puzzle about Maine by solving the ten clues given. There is a word bank available for students to choose from.
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Legend and Symbol: An Etymology Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How are the words tradition and traitor related? A thorough language arts resource explores the ways Latin and Greek words are represented in traditional legends and artwork, and reinforces word meaning with several grammar exercises.
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Classify By Topic

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore and evaluate poetry. In small groups, they read and summarize poems, complete a handout, create and perform a dramatization of a poem, and write a journal entry in response to their performance.
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Counting On Freedom

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the poem and artistic masterpiece The Quadroon Girl and use this knowledge to practice mathematical concepts such as: more than, less than, counting, and majority.
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Sybil Ludington's Ride - a poem

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the role a teen from the Hudson Valley played in the American Revolution. They view the map of Sybil's ride and calculate the distance using the map's legend.
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The Figure of Paul Revere. Romanticizing Colonial American History

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare paintings to make conclusions about American History in the Revolutionary War time period. Students share opinions concerning visual art. Other artwork can be used to entice inquiry as needed.
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Maine Fun Facts Alphabet Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Maine worksheet, learners read ten words that pertain to well-known people or places in the state of Maine. Students put the words in alphabetical order.
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Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: Fact, Fiction, and Artistic License

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. In this visual arts lesson, students study the historical significance of the event as they examine the Grant Wood painting and primary sources regarding the event.
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Language Arts: Stylistic Devices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to define given literary terms, such as metaphor, simile, imagery, personification, symbolism, etc. They are able to identify the use of literary elements in a given text. Students are able to interpret weather...
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Maine Fun Facts Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this Maine fun facts worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions that exhibit the knowledge they have regarding the state.
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Literature of the Gilded Age

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the subtle shift from romanticism to realism in American literature in the post-Civil War period. After an introduction to the period, they work in groups to research various authors, such as Walt Whitman, Emily...
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Poetry, Take Me Away!

For Teachers 5th
Students explore a variety of poetry and poetry concepts. They examine figurative language, mood, and literary devices. The students write and recite their own poetry.
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Six Trait Writing with Jonathan Swift and Washington Irving

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders demonstrate and evaluate the six traits of writing. They read and identify good writing and bad writing, utilize a rubric to self-evaluate their own writing, participate in a Reader's Theater, and publish a class book.
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: The Novel as Historical Source

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine historical fiction as historical sources. In this historical fiction lesson, students analyze excerpts from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice as well as Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in order...
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February 2010 Calendar-Coloring

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this calendar coloring activity, students color pictures on a February 2010 calendar and answer 1 question given on the calendar. Worksheet is part of a site with additional links, there are 12 calendars total.
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Lesson 10: The Shots Heard Around the World

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the impact of the Battles of Lexington and Concord. In this American Revolution lesson, 10th graders compare 2 accounts of Paul Revere's ride and then research the Battles of Lexington and Concord in order to...
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The Acadian Diaspora

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the Acadian Diaspora of 1755. They read the Acadian Diaspora and discuss the readability, characters, cultures, and psychology of the storyline. They write a reaction paper of journal entry and share and discuss them...
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Scherenschnitte/Silhouettes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after observing the technology of producing nineteenth century portraits commercially and linking them to changing cultural mores, work in pairs to produce a series of head and shoulders profiles. In addition, they critique...
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Jean Fritz's American History Series

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore children's literature by reading biographies in class. In this history analysis lesson, students read books written by Jean Fritz about the Revolutionary War and discuss the events that led up to the critical moment....
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The Preservation of a Heritage: Study of the Acadians

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students in a French class examine the life of the Acadians. In groups, they research the experiences of the Acadians coming to Louisiana and identifying the characteristics of the Cajuns. They compare and contrast the Acadians culture...
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Life in Colonial Times

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine significant ideas, beliefs and themes in US history. They identify causes and effects of historical events in the American Revolution. Evaluate critical issues and events. Analyze the views and lives of people of...
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Reading Cuisine: Lesson 13 Is Number 13 Of 16 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students present previously written paragraphs to the class. In this language arts lesson, students work in pairs to share their paragraphs and brainstorm ideas for props, dress, posters, etc. for their final presentations.
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Paul Revere's Ride

For Students 4th
In this poems worksheet, 4th graders read the poem titled Paul Revere's Ride. Students also draw a picture and write what the poem is about.
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Literature Word Search Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
For this literacy worksheet, students look for the words that are part of the word search puzzle that is focused around the theme of the sheet.
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Paul Revere's Ride

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are read the poem "Paul Revere's Ride". Usng the text, they gain insight of the famous ride and trace his route on a map. In groups, they draw the historical landmarks, villages, bridges, etc that were present during the time...
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Poetry: Why Bother?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view videos of poems to consider why poems are important to another person, and to evaluate how readers are affected by what they read. Students choose a poem a poem to read aloud and discuss the lines, ideas and words and why...

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