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Style: Translating Stylistic Choices from Hawthorne to Hemingway and Back Again

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Style: Translating Stylistic Choices from Hawthorne to Hemingway and Back Again

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Lesson Plans

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

The Passion of Punctuation

Using published writers’ texts and students’ own writing, this unit explores emotions that are associated with the artful and deliberate use of commas, semicolons, colons, and exclamation points (end-stop marks of punctuation).

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 16

The Scarlet Letter was published in 1850.

Students brainstorm the possible meaning of the title The Scarlet Letter and what its significance might be. The class' responses are returned to once the reading has begun to see how their definitions have changed.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 21

Novelist Ernest Hemingway was born on this day in 1899.

Students examine the ways different authors treat the subject of war in their writing and compare and contrast using the Venn Diagram interactive.

 

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