by Meredith Secko
| 21 Questions
Note from the author:
Carl Sandburg's Life
In what state was Carl Sandburg born?
In what month was Sandburg born?
What was Carl Sandburg's mother's name?
How many siblings did Sandburg have?
What did Carl Sandburg’s mom do for a living
Other than a bricklayer, what other profession did Sandburg have before he was legally an adult?
Slide 2: What was the most influential part of Sandburg’s life? (The part that played a large role in his poetry.)
Slide 2: What was Sandburg’s wife’s first name?
Slide 2: What year did Sandburg die?
Slide 2: In what state did Sandburg live right before he died?
Slide 3: What college did Sandburg attend?
Slide 3: In which club did Sandburg participate?
Slide 3: What was the name of Sandburg’s first volume of poetry?
Slide 4: Other than Knox College, what other university acknowledged Sandburg after he died?
Slide 4: For writing “Abraham Lincoln: The War Years,” Sandburg earned what award ?
Slide 4: Sandburg received a second Pulitzer Prize for “Complete Poems” in THIS year:
Slide 5: Sandburg enjoyed writing in this city because it was so competitive.
Slide 5: Sandburg is best remembered for
type of poetry?
Bonus: Explain/define free verse poetry.
Bonus: What made Sandburg and his father drift apart?
Bonus: Name some of Sandburg's poems - use correct titles.
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