Spring PoemsHeinrich Seidel (1842-1906) - April
    April! April!
    Der weiß nicht, was er will.
    Bald lacht der Himmel klar und rein,
    Bald schaun die Wolken düster drein,
    Bald Regen und bald Sonnenschein!


    Eduard Mörike (1805-1875) - Er ist's
    Frühling läßt sein blaues Band
    wieder flattern durch die Lüfte
    süße wohlbekannte Düfte
    streifen ahnungsvoll das Land


    How to learn and present a poem in German.
    1. Read Poem.
    2. Translate the Poem literally.
    3. Translate the Poem in a way that captures the mood and feeling of the original.
    4. Draw/paint the Poem in a way that captures the mood and feeling.
    5. Copy the German version of the Poem onto the front of your artwork.
    6. Copy your English (good) translation onto the back of the artwork.
    7. Memorize the Poem.
    8. Recite the Poem in class to Herr Megowan.
    9. Recited the Poem a second time during the test.

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