Day 1

Christopher Marlowe's Poems Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Symbolism in Nature

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    The class will determine the symbolism of nature as used by classical and Elizabethan writers through an investigation of "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love."

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2

    Structure:

    Distribute copies of The Passionate Shepherd to His Love to the class and explain that they will identify the different symbolism found in the natural elements in the poem. Students should, individually or in a group/ groups, research the following natural elements: valleys, groves, hills; fields and flocks; woods and mountains;...

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