This lesson includes a 41 slide PowerPoint presentation and an 8 page teaching packet with student handouts and worksheets. It is an excellent resource to help students review Letters I - IV, learn 8 unit vocabulary words, and analyze Promethean Character Traits in Robert Walton and Victor Frankenstein.
1. Give students the Letters I – IV Visualizing Vocabulary Worksheets as a warm-up exercise, and show the Visualizing Vocabulary Slide in the Lesson 5 Presentation.
2. Have students Read Letter I, complete the Analyzing Promethean Character Traits: Letter I Handout, and guide students through the Lesson 5 Presentation: Letter I Section.
3. Have students Read Letters II and III, complete the Analyzing Promethean Character Traits: Letters II – III Handout, and guide students through the Lesson 5 Presentation: Letters II – III Sections.
4. Have students Read Letter IV, complete the Analyzing Promethean Character Traits: Letter IV Handout, and guide students through the Lesson 5 Presentation: Letter IV Section.
1. Learn the Letters I – IV vocabulary. Be able to define and properly use these words.
2. Read and comprehend Letters I – IV.
3. Locate and analyze evidence in Letters I – IV that reveal Promethean character traits in Robert Walton and Victor Frankenstein.
4. Participate in small group and/or whole class discussions.
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