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Walt Whitman/Emily Dickinson Project   Tags: emily_dickinson, romantic_poetry, walt_whitman  

Students will explore the romantic poetry of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson by analyzing the classic poems and creating a multi-media presentation.
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Grading Rubric Print Page


  • Glossary of Poetic Devices  
    Here you will find a glossary of poetic devices that are used to help analyze poetry.
  • Walt Whitman Archive  
    Here you will find CREDIBLE information about Walt Whitman. You can also download many pictures of Walt from this site.
  • Emily Dickinson Biography  
    Here you will find a biography of Emily Dickinson as well as some of her poetry.
  • Digital Backgrounds  
    These digital backgrounds are very unique. There are free public domain backgrounds to use in your PowerPoint presentation if you would like to.
  • American Romanticism  
    This is a comprehensive description of American Romanticism. LOOK AT BOTTOM OF PAGE FOR COMMON ROMANTIC THEMES!



Poetry Presentation Rubric


Author Biographical Info                       _____/10


Poem is read dramatically                     _____/5


Contains at least 15 slides                     _____/5


Pictures and sources cited                    _____/5


Poetic Devices discussed and taught      _____/25

effectively-including suggested theme


Video clip incorporated                        _____/10


Class handout includes author info,

poem, and class participation                _____/10


Presentation length is 20-25  mins          _____/10


Overall Effectiveness                           _____/10


Presenters make eye contact and speak

loud and clear                                      _____/10



                           GRAND TOTAL:         _____/100


Mastery 80/100 or 80%



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