Produced for K-12 educators, Teach This Poem features one poem a week from our online poetry collection, accompanied by interdisciplinary resources and activities designed to help teachers quickly and easily bring poetry into the classroom. The series is written by our Educator in Residence, Dr. Madeleine Fuchs Holzer, and is available for free via email.
Ship at Sea by Albert Ernest Markes (1865-1901). Date: Late 19th century. Medium: Watercolor. Dimensions: 10 3/8 x 16 5/8 inches. Credit Line: Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966. www.metmuseum.org.
Other ideas for teaching this poem can be found in a lesson plan specifically designed for the National Poetry Month Poster.