Lesson Plans & Teacher Guides
Below are two downloadable packets offered by Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site for teachers' use. The packets are available to download as one large file, or in sections. Please click on the appropriate link below to download the desired document.
Longfellow's Life & Legacy
Poetry and the Imagination
Did You Know?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha" was published in 1855. The name Hiawatha is Iroquois, but most of the stories he drew on for his work were from the Chippewa.