Poetry Compare & Contrast, Anne Bradstreet, To My Dear and Loving Husband, CCSS

Laura Randazzo
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Use Anne Bradstreet’s Puritan love poem, “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” to provide a compelling contrast to Lady Mary Chudleigh’s anti-marriage poem, “To the Ladies.”

This download includes:
• Full-text copy of both poems (public domain) with space for annotation (1 page)

• Handout featuring eight depth-of-knowledge questions that require students to analyze the texts as well as make personal connections to both poems (1 page)

• Detailed answer key to help you easily grade students’ work and guide in-class discussion (1 page)

• Digital copy of Amedeo Modigliani’s painting, “Portrait of a Woman in a Black Tie,” (public domain) to project during your class discussion (1 jpg file)

This lesson works as a standalone assignment, assessment tool, and/or supplement to any literature unit dealing with traditional gender roles and/or marriage themes.

Want more? Click here for a lesson on Anne Bradstreet’s “Upon the Burning of Our House”:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Anne-Bradstreet-Puritan-Poetry-Colonialism-Upon-the-Burning-of-Our-House-CCSS-2544540

Click here for another set of poetry compare/contrast materials:
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Compare-Contrast-Poetry-Hamlet-Rudyard-Kipling-Literary-Analysis-CCSS-2266101

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Cover image credit: Pixabay, Public domain

Total Pages
3 pages of PDF content and 1 jpg image
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.

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