Day 3

John Donne: Poems Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Poetry and Worship

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion


    Students will be able to: BR[]*Conduct brief research on Christian worship in Donne's time, BR[]*Examine religious features in Donne's poetry, and BR[]*Analyze Donne's religious and devotional poetry in the context of 17th century religion and society.

    Common Core Standards:



    These days, while some see poetry as an old and dead art form, many others see it thrivingl in song lyrics, hip hop, and performance, and others enjoy re-enactments of Shakespeare and other older verse. Similarly, you could find poetry in all sorts of places in...

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