American Literature Time Period Introductory PowerPoints

American Literature Time Period Introductory PowerPoints
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15 MB|55 pages, 6 PPTS
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  1. With this set of resources, you will have a full year's worth of materials for teaching the canon of American literature from America's beginnings to today. Teach from Native American literature to Hemingway's realism to Bradbury's science fiction. For each time period through the course of Ameri
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Begin your American Literature curriculum with Power Point presentations that introduce each time period. With these no prep, 100% editable slide shows, you will be able to set the stage chronologically for each time period throughout American literature.

Teach students the key events, literary characteristics, authors and works, important people, key quotes, and video links to recap. I've also included a slide that provides answers to why studying classic American literature is important and relevant to your teens' lives. Students will take the notes in their foldable booklet that they will create for each time period.


  • 1- Beginnings PPT
  • 2-Enlightenment PPT
  • 3-Romanticism and Dark Romanticism PPT
  • 4-Realism PPT
  • 5-Moderns PPT
  • 6-Contemporary PPT
  • Fold-able for note taking (print one for each time period if desired), PDF form

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Terms of Use: Created by Julie Faulkner, listed 2018

Please, one classroom use only. Additional licenses are sold at checkout. This license is nontransferable. Not eligible for online environments unless password protected. Posting openly online is prohibited. No part of this resource can be used for commercial purposes, altered, or resold. This work is my original work, and taking portions of it to create something else for resale is prohibited.

Total Pages
55 pages, 6 PPTS
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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