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American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit

American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit
American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit
American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit
American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit
American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit
American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit
American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit
American Transcendentalism Mini-Unit
Product Description
Introduce your class to the fundamentals of the American Transcendental movement with this informational text unit from my American Romantic and Transcendental Writers Unit and my American Literature Bundle (please do not purchase both) that features excerpts of Emerson’s “Self-Reliance” and Thoreau’s “Walden”. Students develop their historical awareness, vocabulary, literary analysis skills, rhetorical analysis skills and more. Students wrap up the unit with a RAFT writing activity and/or a test. All teacher notes and keys included.

The specific sections include the following:

Emerson Section
Short WebQuest with Teacher Notes
Vocabulary Activity and Quiz With Teacher Keys
1 1/2 Page Excerpt of “Self-Reliance”
Group Analysis Activity with Teacher Notes
10 Analysis Questions with Teacher Notes

Thoreau Section
Short WebQuest with Teacher Notes
2 Page Excerpt of “Walden”
10 Analysis Questions with Teacher Notes
Rhetorical Devices Overview and Activity with Teacher Notes

Assessment Section
RAFT Writing Activity with Rubric
20 Question Multiple Choice/Matching Questions Covering Key Ideas, Literary Purpose, Rhetorical Device Identification and Author/Quote Matching
Total Pages
37 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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