Puritan Literature Lesson Plan

Instructor: Mary Beth Burns

Mary Beth has taught 1st, 4th and 5th grade and has a specialist degree in Educational Leadership. She is currently an assistant principal.

In this lesson plan, students will learn about Puritan literature. Through a series of tasks involving reading, speaking, listening and writing, students will gain a greater understanding of this topic.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, students will learn to:

  • Analyze an informational text about Puritan literature
  • Examine the characteristics of Puritan literature
  • Ask and answer questions in a collaborative discussion about Puritan literature
  • Examine a Puritan author

Length

45-60 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.6

Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.2

Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1

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