Day 5

Leaves of Grass Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read Whitman's poems "Whoever You Are, Holding Me Now in Hand" and "As I Sat Alone by Blue Ontario's Shores," and Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay "The Poet."

Common Core Objectives

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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

"Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand"

This poem combines an obvious physical...

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