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Examining Transcendentalism through Popular Culture
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 50-minute sessions|
Narragansett, Rhode Island
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).
Grades 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 12
Students make mental "snapshots" of a natural setting, then capture the details of their setting by writing and then creating a class booklet of the nature walk.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 25
Students visit a quotation attributed to Emerson and identify the definition of success. Students then use the Postcard Creator to write a note to a person that they feel is successful.
Grades 8 – 12 | Professional Library | Journal
Colleen A. Ruggieri offers a multigenre, mulltiple intelligences unit on transcendentalism complete with suggested texts and an assessment plan.