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Teaching Concord Hymn

Concord Hymn

Concord Hymn is a poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson written for the 1837 dedication of the Obelisk, a monument in Concord, Massachusetts commemorating the Battle of Concord, the second in a series of battles and skirmishes on April 19, 1775 at the outbreak of the American Revolution.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does Emerson use langauge and imagery to memorialize the battle at Concord?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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