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"The Second Coming" by William Butler Yeats

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
War, anarchy, destruction ... William Butler Yeats's poem "The Second Coming" has a little something for everyone! With episode four from season one of the "There's a Poem for That" playlist, scholars watch an animated version of the...
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Magic Words, Magic Brush: The Art of William Butler and Jack Yeats

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the influence of the landscape of Ireland on shaping the poetry of William Butler Yeats. They work in groups researching the growth of the Irish Nationalist Movement, Celtic origins, invasions, and the impact on the...
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No Second Troy Theme of Guilt and Blame

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For this poetry analysis worksheet, students examine the content of the William Butler Yeats poem, “No Second kids a paragraph about the theme of the poem, then respond to three discussion questions about the role of guilt and blame in...
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The Sounds of Daydream

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Based on the poem "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by Irish poet William Butler Yeats, this resource is well constructed and guides learners through examining the Yeats poem (rhyme, meter, content) to composing a poem of their own about a...
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 12: Author's Purpose - Yeats and Achebe

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
Is there such a thing as fate/luck? Can one fight destiny? As part of their study of Chinua Achebe's purpose in writing Things Fall Apart, class members answer these questions from Achebe's point of view and then from William Butler...
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No Second Troy Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis worksheet, students interpret  “No Second Troy,” by William Butler Yeats  by answering 5 questions based on the relationships featured in the poem.
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Things Fall Apart Study Guide

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
“There is no story that is not true.” And Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, uses proverbs (“. . .the palm-oil with which words are eaten”), a compelling tragic hero, and historic events, to engage readers in the truth of his story of...
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Yeats and the Poetry of Ireland

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
W.B. Yeats' poem, "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" is featured on a worksheet that asks readers to respond to a series of reading comprehension questions.
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Leda and the Swan Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literary elements worksheet, students explore Willaim Butler Yeats's poem "Leda and the Swan." Students then answer 5 short answer questions based on the poem.
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Leda and the Swan Theme of the Supernatural

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions based on theme of the supernatural in "Leda and the Swan." Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested. .
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Leda and the Swan Theme of Transformation

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on theme of transformation in "Leda and the Swan." Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.
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Leda and the Swan Theme of Fate and Free Will

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions based on themes of fate and free will in "Leda and the Swan." Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.
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POETRY from The Poetry Foundation

For Students 7th - 12th
From Seth Abramson to Fay Zwicky, from William Shakespeare and William Butler Yeats to Monica Youn and Al Young. If you’re looking for poems and/or poets, chances are this free resource, designed for your smart phone or tablet, has what...
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Painting Portraits with Words

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine how an exhibition of an author's writings can become a portrait or biography of that author . They work in small groups, analyzing various poems by Yeats.
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Noh Theater

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students take a closer look at Japanese drama. In this Japanese culture lesson, students study the attributes of Noh theater and compare it western theater. Students conduct independent research on the art form prior to acting out a Noh...
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, high schoolers respond to 15 short answer and essay questions based on Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the...
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When Things Fall Apart

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students examine the impact of colonialism on African nations, researching and analyzing post-colonial literature from those countries. They develop and present a creative display of their novel and its historic parallels.
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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Dance

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Erin go bragh! Enliven your St. Patrick's Day celebration by teaching your class members some of the combinations found in traditional Irish step dancing.
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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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THE PEN VS. THE SWORD: LYRICAL RESPONSES TO A NATION AT WAR

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm lists of songs that were written in response to American wars; consider the patterns in the lists they create.
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St. Patrick's Day

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read the history of St. Patrick's Day, and answer short answer questions about it along with writing a 1 page paper about it. In this St. Patrick's Day lesson plan, students also play a Jeopardy review game about it.

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