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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|
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
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).
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students observe how language features vary when shifting from an informal to a formal style or vice versa. By engaging in style shifting in both speech and writing, students become aware of how we all change language styles depending on the contexts in which we are speaking or writing.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 16
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
Students examine the ways different authors treat the subject of war in their writing and compare and contrast using the Venn Diagram interactive.