Kind of Activity:
To use primary resources to understand literary works
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.4
Begin by assigning or having students choose one of the poems they've read over the course of the unit. Have students then begin a research project in which they select approximately 5 of Byron's letters and create a presentation using digital media in which they illustrate the ways in which the letters can both enrich understanding of their assigned poem and help better contextualize it.
Students can find Byron's letters in print collections...
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