American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project

American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project
American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project
American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project
American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project
American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project
American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project
American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project
American Literature Literary Periods Digital Poster Project
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Are you searching for a unique way to assess students' understanding of American literature literary periods and American lit literary movements?

Enhance your instruction and add an additional activity, review, or assessment with this creative, high-interest American Literature Literary Periods Project!

Students will create dynamic digital posters illustrating American literary periods with images, texts, and graphics representative of that specific literary movement.

There are two different project options for differentiation and to provide you with flexibility. All resources (including grading rubrics) are included for each option!

This high-interest technology project uses the free, user-friendly site, Adobe Spark!
You can create the dynamic digital posters with ANY device (including iPads)!

This resource also includes project examples created using Adobe Spark for each American Literature Literary Period!

Students can view digital posters for the following literary movements:

Native American, Puritanism/Colonialism, Enlightenment/Age of Reason, Romanticism/American Gothic, Transcendentalism, Realism and Naturalism, Modernism, Harlem Renaissance, Postmodernism and Contemporary

The American Literary Movement posters will serve as a project model while sparking your students’ imaginations and motivating them to create and design their own!

Students' American Literary Period Posters will display the unique characteristics of the literary works and writing that occurred during a specific historical time frame or during a unique American literary and/or social movement.

Students will select from the following options to feature on their digital posters:

The Name of the Literary Period or Movement;

Defining Characteristics of the Writing;

Popular Types of Writing;

The Writer’s Purpose or the Reader’s Impact;

External Influences Impacting Writing Styles and Content (a proceeding literary movement, historical events that were occurring or had already happened, beliefs/mindset of society, etc.);

Examples of Stories, Authors, Themes, and Common Symbols

This project includes a Final Handout where students list the content in their posters and must explain the relevance (ensuring they are held accountable for their poster choices).

The following materials are also included:

A pdf teacher’s guide with Google Drive links to all student and teacher resources;

Student Literary Movements Poster Project Sheet with clear directions and suggestions for poster content;

Directions for signing up for an account at Adobe Spark, a How-To Create a Poster Guide, and a link to a YouTube video on creating posters using Adobe Spark’s website;

Links to 11 total American Literary Movement Posters to Serve as a Project Model;

Final Project Handout with questions requiring students to explain their poster content and how it relates to the literary movement itself (with a student example);

Two editable American Literature Literary Movements Grading Rubric (for both project options).

Teachers may opt for students to create letter-sized posters for printing! This will provide a beautiful background for a class word wall!

Foster your students’ ability to think critically and creatively and to showcase their knowledge of American lit literary periods with this high-interest project!

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Are you interested in saving 15% by purchasing an American Literature Resource Bundle?

You can buy the American Lit bundle and receive this resource and the American Literature Bell Ringers and Extended Response Activities! This high-interest American Literature Bundle is listed below:

American Literature Bundle: American Lit Bell Ringers, Activities, and Project





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If you're interested in an additional high-interest American Literature resource, check out the following:

Stand Up! Civil Disobedience Research Project and Informational Writing

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