This introductory pack comes with a PowerPoint, student notes that follow the PowerPoint, and a set of teacher notes with all of the columns filled in. The notes take a "PIES" approach to teaching American Literature: Political, Intellectual, Economic, and Social aspects of American Realism. At the end of the PPT there are two links to two 28 minute free videos online about Regional Realism and Social Realism. A great introduction for your students!
Zip File Contains: Teacher notes, Student notes, PowerPoint
You can also buy this item as a pack with Realism, Naturalism, and Modernism here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Realism-Naturalism-and-Modernism-in-American-Literature-Teaching-Pack-932938
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