Who Wrote "Casey At The Bat" Poem?

Unit 16: Poems Everyone can TRY
Lesson 6 of 12

Objective: SWBAT...determine the main ideas of the biography of Ernest Thayer and explain how the author's point of view influences how events are described in the poem "Casey at the Bat" .

Big Idea: Understanding the background on the poet can help us have a better understanding of his works. What we learn about Ernest Thayer and history facts of the time helps us to understand why the poem became so famous so quickly.

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