Are you looking for a Lutheran high school American literature course? This unit study is for you. Lutheran educator Marie MacPherson is putting together a full, one-year curriculum for American Literature. These will be available as a total of seven units. This first unit is Examining Worldviews in The Scarlet Letter and Other Puritan Writings.
This is a four-week unit, consisting of a PDF file for family use. (Please inquire about multi-use licenses for co-ops or schools.) The two textbooks, The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson and The Scarlet Letter, are both public domain and available for free online.
Each study guide includes:
- An overview of the time period in which the work was written,
- Vocabulary words,
- Life application,
- Related poetry and non-fiction,
- Recommendations for further reading, and
- An optional exam with answer key is also included.
Suggested supplies include:
- A Binder for this study guide and divided to drafts, completed papers, and finished exams
- A dictionary and thesaurus
- A computer and word-processing program, a printer
- Internet access for research
- Sticky tabs or other page marking devices and a pen for writing in the novels
- The Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson and The Scarlet Letter, both of which are public domain and available for free online.
Examining Worldviews in The Scarlet Letter and Other Puritan Writings is the first of seven American literature units. All together, the seven units result in a full, year-long high school American Literature course from a Lutheran perspective. Additional units are already in development and should become available throughout the year for additional purchase.
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