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(more added on a continual basis)

Poetry

A

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

B

O, My Luve is Like a Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

(Celebrate a Burns Supper on January 25)

She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

C

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll

The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Carroll

The Instinct of Hope by John Clare

Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

F

In a Far Land Upon a Day by Eleanor Farjeon (Christmas)

The Duel by Eugene Field

Le Corbeau et Le Renard  by Jean de la Fontaine (French “The Fox and The Crow”) (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Search for more poems by la Fontaine (auteur = fontaine).  Slow reading of poem.

Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Fire and Ice by Robert Frost (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

H

Invictus by William Ernest Henley (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

O Gather Me the Rose by William Ernest Henley (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Over the Hills and Far Away by William Ernest Henley (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Dreams by Langston Hughes (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

K

A Thing of Beauty by John Keats

M

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

P

A Dream Within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Three Springs by Alexander Pushkin (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

S

Docks by Carl Sandburg (cursive) (print)(guidelines)

Under the Harvest Moon by Carl Sandburg (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Prayers of Steel by Carl Sandburg (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

When the Lamp is Shattered by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Requiem by Robert Louis Stevenson (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

T

There Will Come Soft Rains by Sara Teasdale (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

The Eagle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

The Lady of Shalott by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Ulysses by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

W

O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

I Wandered  Lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils) by William Wordsworth (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth

Lines Written in Early Spring by William Wordsworth (print)(cursive)(guidelines)


Folk Songs

The Star-Spangled Banner (American national anthem) (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

La Marseillaise (French national anthem)(print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Loch Lomond (Irish folk song)(by Irish All-Stars) (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Funiculi Funicula (Italian/Neopolitan folk song)(by Andrea Bocelli) (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Silent Night (Christmas) (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

O Holy Night (Christmas) (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

O Come Divine Messiah (Christmas)(by Barra McNeils)(print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Minstrel Boy (from Black Hawk Down)(menu)(print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Autumn to May (or Little Brown Dog) (Peter, Paul, & Mary) (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Far Over the Misty Mountains Cold (from The Hobbit) (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

misty mountains

Hymns and Bible Verses

See Bible Study page.


Prose & Speeches

A

From The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

From Oration Over the Dead Body of Caesar by Mark Antony (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

B

“Iron” from Great Inventors and Their Inventions by Frank P. Bachman (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

F

“The Awakening of Nature” from Countryside Rambles by William Samuel Furneaux (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

H

“Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!” by Patrick Henry (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

“Alexander the Great” from Soldiers and Sailors by Charles Horne (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

L

From Jack the Giant-Killer by Andrew Lang (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

“The Fox” from Ways of Wood Folk by William J. Long (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

M

From The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

P

From Apology by Plato (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

R

The Man in the Arena by Theodore Roosevelt
(print)(cursive)(guidelinesL)(traceL)(guidelinesP)(traceP)

S

From Lay of the Land (Ch 1) by Dallas Lore Sharp (cursive)(guidelines)

From The Fall of the Year (Ch 4) by Dallas Lore Sharp (cursive)(guidelines)

W

From Abolition Speech by William Wilberforce (print)(cursive)(guidelines)


Movies and TV

Doctor Who – Fixed Points (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Doctor Who – Wonderful (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Doctor Who – Bad Wolf (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Doctor Who – So Much Better (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Doctor Who – Everybody Lives (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Doctor Who – Hand to Hold (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Doctor Who – I Have Seen Things (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Doctor Who – So Much To See (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Avatar, The Last Airbender – Intro (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Star Wars – Ready Are You? (print)(cursive)(guidelines)

Whatever It Takes by Imagine Dragons (guidelines)