Classical Poetry from the Elizabethan Age to the Nineteenth Century Grades 7-12

EBOTM14104

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  • Author : Gadd, Terry

Share the poetry written by many of the important poets of the English language from the Elizabethan Age to the Nineteenth Century with your students.

This resource presents a background to each of the major periods of writing, a biography of the particular poet, a portrait of the poet, a representative poem, activities and suggestions for further reading. 70 pages

Activities can be completed independently or in small groups.

20+ Ballads, Poems & Sonnets and 10+ Portraits of Poets & Biographies.

Poets & Their Works:

The Minstrels of the Middle Ages: The Ballad
  • "Lord Randal
The Elizabethan Age
  • William Shakespeare, "Sonnet XXIX"
  • Christopher Marlowe, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" Sir Walter Raleigh, "The Nymph's Reply"
  • John Donne, "The Bait"
The Seventeenth Century
  • John Donne, "A Hymn to God the Father"
  • Robert Herrick, "To The Virgins to Make Much of Time"
  • John Milton, "On His Blindness"

The Restoration and Eighteenth Century

The Romantic Age

  • William Wordsworth, "She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways
  • John Keats, "When I Have Fears"
The Victorian Age
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson, "The Lady of Shalott"
  • Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, "How Do I Love Thee" and "Prospice"
Canadian and American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century
  • Walt Whitman, "O Captain! My Captain!"
  • Emily Dickinson, "Because I Could Not Stop For Death"
  • Emily Dickinson, "A Narrow Fellow in the Grass"
  • Emily Dickinson, "I Like To See It Lap The Miles"
  • Duncan Campbell Scott, "The Half-Breed Girl"
  • Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, "The Potato HaNest"
  • Bliss Carmen, "A Vagabond Song"
  • Archibald Lampman, "A Sunset at Les Eboulements"
  • Archibald Lampman, "Winter Uplands"

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