Katherine Lee Bates' "America the Beautiful"

1. Read the poem on pages 317 and 319 in your textbook.

2. Read the section entitled "History" at this site:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America_the_Beautiful

http://www.cyberhymnal.org/htm/o/b/obfsskis.htm listen to an instrumental version of the song

3. Answer these questions in the discussion boxes.
Bates Question 1
Bates Question 2
Bates Question 3
Bates Question 4
Bates Question 5

4. Write another stanza (verse) to "America the Beautiful"
New Stanza

5. Respond in a positive manner to a classmate's stanza in the discussion posts.

Sara Teasdale's poetry

1. Read the poems on pages 323-326 of your textbook.

2. Read the author biography on p. 327 of your textbook.

3. Answer these questions in the discussion boxes.
Teasdale Question 1
Teasdale Question 2
Teasdale Ques 3
Teasdale Ques 4
Teasdale Ques 5
Teasdale Ques 6