Day 4

Wordsworth's Poetical Works Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Childhood, Part Two

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    To explore what children know about grief and death in Wordsworth's poetry.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.6; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.5

    Structure:

    Yesterday, the students talked about childhood in Wordsworth's time in general, and what happens as an individual child grows. Today, students will discuss what the children in Wordsworth's poems know and can teach us because of what childhood was like in Wordsworth's time.

    Lead a discussion questioning what Wordsworth says about some of his other major themes, especially grief, death and our connection to nature, through the...

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