This PPT presentation is used to introduce a 6-week unit based on the major literary movements of the American tradition. The slides include characteristics of each movement, as well as examples of popular or well-known authors from each era.
The first couple of slides use unit objectives and inquiry statements that align with IB MYP philosophy, which are editable and customizable.
Eras covered include:
--Early American Lit (Colonialism and Puritan lit)
--Enlightenment/Age of Reason and the Revolutionary Age
--Antebellum Romanticism and Transcendentalism
--Realism and Naturalism
--Modernism and Postmodernism