Resources for Educators The Society September 7, 2012 For Educators, Poetry Lesson Plans, Readings with Questions, and Sample Essays: Lesson on the Poetry of Bruce Dale Wise (Society of Classical Poets Competition Winner) Bruce Dale Wise poetry (includes questions) Essay Comparing Two Bruce Dale Wise Sonnets (includes questions analyzing the essay) Lesson on “A Psalm of Life” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Contemporary Poem Modeled on it by Evan Mantyk (“A Psalm of Christmas”). Also includes contemporary historical context of the persecution of Falun Gong: Psalm of Life by Longfellow, Psalm of Christmas by Mantyk (includes questions) Global History Lesson: Excerpt of Dante Alighieri’s Paradiso from the Divine Comedy. Dante’s Paradiso Excerpt with Questions Email your classical poetry teaching materials for community use to firstname.lastname@example.org. Featured Image: Painting by Pieter Isaacsz (1569-1625)depicting a lecture in a knight academy, painted for Rosenborg Castle as part of a series of seven paintings depicting the seven independent arts. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.