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: Review your thoughts on nature from yesterday then get a copy of the reading (best to have a copy of or from the textbook--Holt Elements of Literature fifth course recommended p. 181-183).
Review the directions for the pre-reading and begin to analyze the text in the handout.
Complete your opinion of what the reading will be like on the handout.
Read "from Nature" p. 182-183 as a class.
Complete Quick-Connect in handout
Pair up and answer the questions on your handout
Cold call--make sure you have all questions answered.
Write a brief analytical summary of the reading using the template in the handout
Exit Task: When finished, organize your handout into your notebook.