Poetry of Dead Poets Society, Dig Deep to Analyze 3 Poems in Film, Walt Whitman
Add rigor to your students’ enjoyment of Dead Poets Society with these three separate lessons that focus on the poetry Mr. Keating presents to his students in the film. All work as stand-alone lessons, too!
Sonnets – Iambic Pentameter – Shakespeare’s Poetry Like You’ve Never Seen Before
Shakespeare's sonnet structure like you've never seen before. Dazzle and inspire your students with this dynamic presentation. From a simple iambic pentameter line ("Trapeze, fall down, go boom, get up, again.") to a discussion of two of Shakespeare's most famous sonnets, there's plenty to amuse and challenge your class here. Full, 50-minute lesson materials included.