Lesson Plans
American Literature 1st Q 09.10 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/21/2009 Instructor: Beth Kleven Academics
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Monday:
Finish going over Franklin's speech, Adams' private letter, Crevecoeur's public letter, "melting pot"
Jounals due for Tues.
Assign. sheet 3-1800's American literature
Tuesday:
Virtual tour of the White House-Adams' letter
Collect Journals-Assign. 1 & 2 sheet
"The Patriot"
Wednesday:
Discuss-
Washington Irving's "The Devil and Tom Walker"/Faustian legend
Images of Devil in different cultures, how portrayed.
Timeline work/background on times and Irving's
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"-handouts???
Thursday:
Discuss Fireside Poets/"Thanatopsis", "Snowbound"/Whittier, Transcendentalism
Lewis and Clark's trip west/"Crossing the Great Divide"
Friday:
Poe and "The Fall of the House of Usher"
Read aloud/discuss
Horror/Gothic element represented well-compare to Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", p. 379
 
 
 
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