Understanding Dickinson and her Poetry
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to: BR*Conduct brief research about different events in Dickinson's life, BR*Discuss how these events may have impacted her writings, with an eye towards particular themes, and BR*Present their findings to the class.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.2
Literary critics and scholars have long surmised that Dickinson's poems were strongly influenced by events and experiences in her own life that shaped her worldview. In this activity, students will work in small groups to...
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