Walt Whitman's classic elegy written about the cross-country funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln. (Whitman's Oh Captain, My Captain!) PowerPoint contains some brief biographical information about both Lincoln and Whitman, as well as the assassination and the funeral procession details. Specific close-reading questions based on literary devices, important symbolism, themes etc. and answers included. 39 slides. Includes embedded YouTube video of audio recording of the poem. Walt Whitman's face is "speaking" the poem.
Also available in Microsoft Word:
1) the questions (student study guide)
2) the actual poem
3) a quote sandwich activity for students to do to practice using textual examples from poetry.