Day 1

Songs of Innocence and of Experience Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Life and Times of William Blake

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Students will be able to:BR[]*Conduct research on life in late 18th and early 19th century England,BR[]*Examine how specific societal changes may have impacted Blake's life and writings, and BR[]*Present their research and findings to the class.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.8, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4


    In order to understand Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience, it is important for students to understand the context in which Blake wrote, and the...

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