Objective: I can demonstrate knowledge of transcendental (19th c.) foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics (RL.11-12.9). Agenda:
Entry Task: Respond to the above quotation on the handout provided
Take notes on the Transcendentalism video in your notebook
As a class, work together to answer the questions regarding Transcendentalism
Take notes "on" Emerson as the information is presented to you on the handout
Exit Task: Emerson was exhilarated by nature's beauty and grandeur. In the presence of nature, Emerson felt he was in tune with his better self and in harmony with eternal things. How do you feel about nature? Fill the space (draw, bullets, poem, paragraph) with your thoughts on anything that nature has taught or revealed to you.