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Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Secondary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact
Poet Emily Dickinson
The following links provide resources to support high school students' investigations into the work and life of Emily Dickinson and selected musical compositions.
Web Sites: The Poem
"Emily Dickinson -- Death," Lilia Melani, Department of English, Brooklyn College - This page includes an analysis of the poem and specific information about the 4th stanza.
"Emily Dickinson" - The Wikipedia has a lengthy article on Emily Dickinson. You MUST always verify Wikipedia information in other sources.
Web Sites: The Music
The Wikipedia has articles about all three composers or pieces of music.
Berlioz's Marche au supplice ("March to the Scaffold") - You will find information about the composer on this page. There is also information about the Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14. Search the page for "supplice."
Chopin's Sonata #2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35 ("The Funeral March")
In the Library:
Which of these pieces of music best captures the tone of Dickinson's poem?
Compose a paragraph that includes:
1. Evidence from Dickinson's poem, your background knowledge
or research, and response to the poem.
4. Your research on Emily Dickinson, the poem, and the musical selection you chose.
Google.com: Advanced Search
MAKE NOTES. Use notecards, notemaking graphic organizers, a word-processing document, or other electronic method. Notemaking involves recording information in your own words. Copying or copying and pasting is plagiarism. Do not commit academic dishonesty!
"Emily Dickinson." Wikipedia. 27 Dec. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Black-white_photograph_of_Emily_Dickinson2.jpg>.
Launched: December 2010