Day 1

Songs of Innocence and of Experience Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students read:

-Short Biography of William Blake, provided here or in the "About the Author" section of the Teaching Guide
-"Introduction" (Songs of Innocence)
-"The Shepherd"
-"The Echoing Green"
-"The Lamb"
-"The Little Black Boy"
-"The Blossom"
-"The Chimney Sweeper" (Songs of Innocence)

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1--Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

  2. 2

    • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2--Determine central ideas or themes of a text...

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