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Early American writers first had to ensure their own survival before they could think about writing for entertainment. These early writings were more about keeping historical records than of creating something with literary value, so these works would be narratives, descriptions, observations, reports, journals, and histories.
We need to be mindful of this when reading them in this current day. Day 3 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes.
Click on each term and summarize its definition so you have a clear understanding of its meaning: Watch the video and read about the Mayflower Compact. Use the questions to help direct the notes you take on what Bradford writes. Bradford uses several literary devices to create his own style.
The way an author uses language is his or her style.
If an exam question asks you to describe the style an author uses, you should describe the rhetorical devices the author uses to create his or her style.
Can you find anymore in the text? Look again at the definition of litotes from your vocabulary. Bradford uses this device in his writing.
Here is one example: Writing Read about 7 Critical Reading Strategies. Yes, this is related to writing! Day 4 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes. Tell someone what T. Puritans believed that God had absolute sovereignty and authority.
Of course these beliefs would influence the literature they produced. Day 5 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes. Review the instructions for Response to Literature assignments in the course description at the top of this page. Record your score out of 30 on the grading sheet using the rubric.
Day 6 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes. Read about the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Use your function keys for a search for that phrase on the page.
Read to the end of the page. For the future United States of America? What does this sermon explain about the beliefs and goals of the Puritans? What concrete ideas does it make you think about? What imagery would Winthrop be creating for his Puritan community and their sense of mission?
For this week, read Chapters of The Scarlet Letter.
Complete pages of your study guide. You should expect to be done this assignment by Day When assignments tell you to discuss in your small group, instead discuss the issues with a parent or other adult in your household.
Day 7 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes.Thesis Statement In the 's during the Salem Witch Trials, America's judicial court system was flawed and judges had a poor lack of judgment when deciding if someone may be considered guilty or innocent.
Dramatic Irony in Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare, the author of many various forms of writing, was born in Stratford upon Avon, in Salem is a historic coastal city in Essex County, Massachusetts, located in the North Shore region.
It is a New England bedrock of history and is considered one of the most significant seaports in Puritan American history.. The city is home to the House of Seven Gables, Salem State University, the headquarters of The Satanic Temple, Salem Willows, Pioneer Village, Salem Maritime National. Thesis Statement In , the small village of Salem observed the Salem Witch Trials.
People encountered hysteria, explored the boundaries of the legal system, and exchanged individual rights to satisfy public opinion.
This is a guest post by Jason Stellman. Jason was born and raised in Orange County, CA, and served as a missionary with Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa in Uganda (’’92) and in Hungary (’’00).
online research about the Salem Witch Trials, and McCarthyism, the articles in this assignment sequence provide information and persuasive points of view on the topics of libel, mass hysteria, the importance of reputation, and the danger of defamation in our technologically-savvy world.