Teacher Guide

Christopher Marlowe's Poems Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to explain Marlowe's poetry and translations in terms of form and content.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to discuss the place of Marlowe's poetry in the broader literary family of Elizabethan literature.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to compare the form and content of Marlowe's poetry to the works of his contemporaries.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to expand vocabulary and make connections between words in Latin, Middle English, and Contemporary Vernacular.

  5. 5

    Students will be able to analyze the role of both classical allusion and the...

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