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Ch 7: Romantic Poetry Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Romantic Poetry chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about the various writers of Romantic poetry. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Romantic Poetry chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Biography of Percy Shelley;
William Blake: Poems, Quotes and Biography
Shelley's early life, marriages and works;
The writer's origins and works of poetry
Tuesday 'Songs of Innocence and Experience' by Blake An analysis of Blake's book of poetry
Wednesday Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Poems and Biography The poet's early life and writing career
Thursday 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' by Keats: Analysis and Summary An examination of Keats' famous 1819 poem
Friday William Wordsworth: Poetry and Biography Information on the early life of one of the forefathers of the Romantic poetry movement

6 Lessons in Chapter 7: Romantic Poetry Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Biography of Percy Shelley

1. Biography of Percy Shelley

If Percy Shelley were around today, you might find him at a Wall Street protest, buying quinoa at Whole Foods or falling in love with your sister. In this lesson, you'll learn more about this major Romantic poet, who followed his heart and ideals, no matter the outcome.

William Blake: Poems, Quotes and Biography

2. William Blake: Poems, Quotes and Biography

Who is William Blake? He's a Romantic poet, an illustrator and a mystic. He used words, drawings and an innovative relief etching style, called illuminated printing, to create some of the most unusual and creative works of the Romantic era.

Songs of Innocence and Experience by Blake

3. Songs of Innocence and Experience by Blake

How did a book of poetry written over 200 years ago by Romantic poet William Blake foreshadow an animated superhero movie? In this lesson, you'll learn about Blake's most significant and revered collection of poems, 'Songs of Innocence and Experience.'

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Poems and Biography

4. Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Poems and Biography

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Romantic poet or rock star? Ok, he's a Romantic poet. In this lesson, you'll learn about one of the founders of the Romantic movement and how his life, full of drugs, women and poetry, is not too different from today's rock stars.

Ode on a Grecian Urn by Keats: Analysis and Summary

5. Ode on a Grecian Urn by Keats: Analysis and Summary

In this lesson, learn about Romantic poet John Keats' 'Ode on a Grecian Urn,' which is considered one of the greatest odes ever written. In the poem, Keats has a surprisingly emotional reaction to staring at an old piece of pottery. We'll examine the story of the poem, its meaning and its form.

William Wordsworth: Poetry and Biography

6. William Wordsworth: Poetry and Biography

In this lesson, you'll learn about William Wordsworth, one of the founders and chief architects of the Romantic poetry movement in England and England's poet laureate from 1843-1850.

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