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Interactive video lesson plan for: Mini BIO - Walt Whitman

Activity overview:

Watch a short video biography about Walt Whitman's life and work, including his career as a journalist, his life during the Civil War, his controversial poetry collection "Leaves of Grass," his sexuality, and his death.

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Walt Whitman is best known for his realist poetry and political works during the Civil War. His most famous collection of poems, "Leaves of Grass," caused a stir upon its release for its frank sexual themes.

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