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An Exploration of Romanticism Through Art and Poetry
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 50-minute sessions|
Charleston, South Carolina
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Copies of "The World Is Too Much With Us" by William Wordsworth
- Characteristics of Romanticism
- Statements that Embody or Suggest Romanticism
- Wordsworth Quote Word Web
- Wordsworth Quote Word Web—Teacher Copy
- Artwork Explication: The Raft of the Medusa
- Is It Romantic?
- The Raft of the Medusa Romantic Characteristics
- Essay Assignment
- Romanticism Essay Rubric
- The Raft of the Medusa interactive
- French frigate Méduse (1810)
- Connotations and Denotations
- Merriam-Webster Online
- The Raft of the Medusa
- Poetry Analysis—TP-CASTT
- History Guide: Toward a Definition of Romanticism
- Familiarize yourself with the historical background behind Théodore Géricault's painting The Raft of the Medusa.
- Test the ReadWriteThink The Raft of the Medusa interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the Technical Support page.
- Make copies or transparencies of all necessary handouts, including two copies per student of the Is It Romantic? handout.
- Print out a copy of the Wordsworth Quote Word Web Teacher Copy for your reference.
- Familiarize yourself with Romanticism with the History Guide's Toward a Definition of Romanticism.