Moby Dick excerpt analysis:
Common Core Standards : RL 11-12.1, 2, 4, 9 and W 11-12.1
Written Response question:
How does Melville’s use of figurative language, symbol, and diction build meaning in “The Quarter Deck?”
The accompanying Power Point slideshow is designed to be used during reading. As the class reads the chapter, the teacher should pause/halt reading to analyze the passages in the Power Point. It could also be used after reading, as a tool for focusing students on the analysis of specific passages within the chapter.
An online version of this chapter :
This excerpt is also in the Prentice Hall Literature Book "The American Experience"
Notes regarding the assignment are contained below each slide in the power point, in the notes section for each. The notes are for the teacher and will not display for the students when the Power Point is projected in slide show mode.