Famous Poet Web Quest and Poster Research

Name: _________________
Famous Poet Web Quest and Poster Research
After getting your famous poet’s name to research, find the following information about
your poet and create a poster:
Name of Poet: _________________________________________
1. Name of Poet:
2. Birth and death years:
3. Home country and/or state:
4. Professions other than a poet:
5 Most significant awards won for poetry (Pulitzer, Nobel, etc…)
_____ ____/5
6. Some interesting or unusual facts from the poet’s personal life
7. Some things interesting about the poet’s professional life
Books published,
8. Poet’s Photo
9. Poem by Poet (at least one)
10. Creativity, Neatness, Originality, Spelling & gramma
Consider a shape that relates to your poet or poem
Do NOT cut and paste info from the Internet
Make the info legible from a distance
Total _____________/65 points possible
Websites to research: Poets.org, famouspoetsandpoems.com
Maya Angelou
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Robert Browning
Robert Burns
Lord Byron
Lewis Carroll
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Billy Collins
E. E. Cummings
Emily Dickinson
Bob Dylan
John Donne
T. S. Eliot
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Robert Frost
Allen Ginsberg
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Langston Hughes
John Keats
Rudyard Kipling
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Amy Lowell
Jim Wayne Miller
Pablo Neruda
Sylvia Plath
Edgar Allan Poe
Adrienne Rich
Carl Sandburg
William Shakespeare
Percy Shelley
William Stafford
Jessie Stuart
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Dylan Thomas
Walt Whitman
William Carlos Williams
William Wordsworth
William Butler Yeats
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