A lot of stuff happened…but most involved the brutal bloodfest of the American Civil War.
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. It was characterized by clear expression — short words, direct statements. Writing You will have a Reflective Essay due on Day Essays are to be words long.
Review the rubric for an idea of what is expected of you and refer to it as you write your essay.Video: Gettysburg Address: Summary & Analysis This lesson discusses the Gettysburg Address, one of the most famous speeches in American history. Learn more about what Abraham Lincoln's speech.
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Individual Resources. The page template for the new OWL site does not include contributors' names or the page's last edited date. Explanation of The Code of Carl Munck and related ancient Gematrian numbers, showing mathematically that the ancient sites around the world are very accurately positioned on a coordinate system.
Shows hard evidence of a grand design to creation. The Gettysburg Address Gettysburg, Pennsylvania November 19, On June 1, , Senator Charles Sumner referred to the most famous speech ever given by President Abraham Lincoln. In his eulogy on the slain president, he called the Gettysburg Address a "monumental act." He said Lincoln was mistaken that "the world will little note, nor long.
INTRODUCTION TO ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S GETTYSBURG ADDRESS. Few documents in the growth of American democracy are as well known or as beloved as the prose poem Abraham Lincoln delivered at the dedication of the military cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an expression of allegiance to the flag of the United States and the republic of the United States of America.
It was originally composed by Captain George Thatcher Balch, a Union Army Officer during the Civil War and later a teacher of patriotism in New York City schools.
The form of the pledge used today was largely devised by Francis Bellamy.