This Walt Whitman Packet worksheet also includes:
Walt Whitman's Song of Myself is the anchor text for a series of worksheets that model for young scholars how to become active readers. Questions require text-based as well as analytical responses.
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- After reading Whitman's "I Hear America singing" have class members read Langston Hughes' "I, Too, Sing America"
- The full text of Song of Myself #33 and #52 are not included; however, both are readily available on the internet
- Requires individual copies of the seven worksheets
- Worksheets ask readers to make personal connections to the text
- The questions are carefully scaffolded and model how to use evidence from a poem to support an analysis