Day 1

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Students should read Part I of the poem.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.5

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1

  4. 4

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.3

  5. 5

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.6

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Part I

The poem opens with an anonymous voice addressing the titular Mariner. This voice turns out to belong to the Wedding Guest: a man on his way to a wedding who has been...

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