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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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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 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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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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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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What is Romanticism?

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Blake, Wordsworth, Shelley, Coleridge, Byron, Keats. The Romantic Era and the ideas that accompany the movement are the focus of a PowerPoint that examines the lives and works of these British writers. Richly-detailed lecture notes...
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Music History - The Romantic Period

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Romanticism and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Start by discussing the fundamentals of Romanticism, and then discuss some of its characteristics in poetry and literature. On slide 18, learners are introduced to Mary Shelley, famous for her work, Frankenstein. By slide 23, the viewers...
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What Makes the Writer Write

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your 11th and 12th graders are ready to critique society! Channel that inclination by studying a novel that offers social criticism of other eras (book recommendations included). This resource presents a well-thought-out overview of such...
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Journey Through a Midnight Dreary: Fun Trivia Quiz on "The Raven"

For Students 9th - 11th
This Fun Trivia Quiz tests readers' understanding of Poe's "The Raven", including allusions. Because these online quizzes can be made by anyone, you will want to scrutinize the questions and answers prior to assigning this to your class.
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Introducing Jane Eyre

For Teachers 8th - 12th
"How can a magazine reflect a particular time and culture?" Using this prompt, your class explores the Victorian Era as it relates to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. They can also play the "Victorian Women's Rights" game for the year 1840...
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Composers Timeline

For Students K - 12th
Take a quick tour through the last 350 years of music composition with an interactive timeline tool. As learners scroll through the years, they see which composers were born and working during the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern...
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Tales of the Supernatural

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the origins and development of a literary genre. They investigate how shared imaginative concerns link the members of a literary period and compare works of literature from different eras.
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Spanish Romanticism and Goya

For Teachers 6th
Students study the works of Spanish artist Francisco Goya. In this art history lesson, students learn about the Romantic period in Spain and explore the works of Goya. Students complete three activities including a review of the era, a...
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Influences on Musical Styles

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discuss music of other eras students discuss the influence of elements such as politics, social events, etc. on music of the time. They examine the cause and effect of musical diversity after watching a video segment:...
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Napoleonic Europe (1799-1815)

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the Napoleonic Era in Europe. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Edgar Allan Poe Lessons- Taking A Look At The Original Goth

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Edgar Allan Poe lesson plans can provide a way for students to learn about literature, psychology, and the horror genre.
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Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders read lyrics for "My Hometown" and complete a worksheet to identify setting and tone in the song. In this Romanticism lesson plan, 12th graders read Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey by Wordsworth and discuss...
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Reading Comprehension/Valentine's Day

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students learn facts about Valentine's Day by reading a one page story. Students then answer 6 questions.
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Headless Horseman, Heady Author

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore figurative language as it appears in Washington Irving's original text, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, answer questions based on story, and write sequels to it by using the different types of figurative language...
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How Poets Evoke Social and Historical Representations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how poems represent the social, historical, and cultural times that they were written in. In this poetry lesson plan, students compare and contrast poems with music of the time and explore implications of writing poems...
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Acting in Marriage-Is It on Stage or Off?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners compare views of marriage in Macbeth and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.  In this comparative literature  lesson, students discuss and debate the marriages of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare's Macbeth   Brick and Maggie's...
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"Gone With The Wind" Trivia: Fun Trivia Fun

For Students 9th - 12th
Useful to check for understanding or completion of assigned reading, this quiz tests the takers ability to recall basic plot information about Margaret Mitchell's famous novel Gone With The Wind with 10 multiple choice questions. The...
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Meet Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov!

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students listen to music and review instruments of the orchestra. They explore musical terms, solo, texture and theme of the music and discuss other features of the music. Students research and discuss the life of Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov.

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