'…That floats on high o'er vales and hills…' This famous poem by William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was inspired by the spring flower, the yellow or golden daffodil.

a bunch of daffodils


Do the Preparation task first. Then go to Text and read the poem or story (you can also listen to the audio while you read). Next go to Task and do the activity.

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After you have read the poem...

Wordsworth's poem is made up of four stanzas. Each stanza contains six lines, a quatrain followed by a couplet. The rhyming scheme is ABABCC.

In the activity below, the lines of each of the verses have been jumbled up.

Using your memory of the poem, your understanding, and the clues provided by the rhyming scheme, can you rearrange the lines into the correct order?