This 30-minute introductory lesson walks students through the language of Nathaniel Hawthorne using chapter one of The Scarlet Letter (“The Prison-Door”). Connections are made to US history curriculum and vocabulary words are addressed. Slideshow accompanies printable student text and contains slides detailing both the vocabulary and allusions. An engaging and colorful way to immerse students into Hawthorne!
Bundled .zip folder includes .docx and .pdf copies of:
Printable student text with all of chapter 1 to annotate
Annotated teacher text
22-slide PowerPoint .pptx