Here's a chance to bring optimism, imagination, joy, and history into the classroom. After reading six poems by Walt Whitman, students will be "well-versed" in understanding the philosophies of this famous author as well as the concepts of the Romantic Period. From reading "I Hear America Singing" to "O Captain, My Captain" to "Miracles," as well as three other popular pieces, many will appreciate the popular themes and perspectives of this Age of Enlightenment writer. This package is a must-have for those who want to capture the essence of this author and time period in a most positive way. A detailed answer key is included.