An Analysis of “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost

Why would anybody stop in the snow and cold to stare at some trees? We'll find out in this an analysis of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."Let’s not fool around. I’ll just give you a graphic organizer  that goes … [Read more...]

32 National Poetry Month Lesson Plans

I'm not sure when National Poetry Month became a thing, but it is. And I'm glad. If you feel April is a great time for teaching poetry and you need some poetry lesson plan or poetry teaching ideas, you are in the right … [Read more...]

Imagery Lesson Plan: Poets for Teaching Imagery

Students need more than the definition of imagery to really get it. Understanding imagery involves interpreting and analyzing the author's purpose for using a specific image or set of images. Good poetry centers around … [Read more...]

A Robert Frost Lesson Plan for National Poetry Month: Symbolism in the Poems of Robert Frost

Teaching: An Allegory It was National Poetry Month and Mr. Deadmeat was preparing his Robert Frost lesson plans in anticipation of Principal Istabteachersintheback coming to observe his classroom. It was a symbolism lesson … [Read more...]

“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” Analysis, Lesson Plan, and More

I just found out that on this date in 1923, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" was published. I found out long ago that most people that aren't English teachers don't care about such things.Luckily, you're an English … [Read more...]