Day 1

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Ancyent Marinere

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Learn more about the style and structure of the poem.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.5

    Structure:

    Discuss students' first impressions of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. You may ask the following questions in order to spark discussion:

    - Is there anything unusual or different about how this poem is written? If so, what?

    - Do you find the poem difficult to understand? Do you find yourself having to re-read sentences or look up words in order to follow the story?

    Your students will probably notice that the poem is full of long, obscure words. They may be interested to...

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