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More Than Turkey Legs & Buckled Hats: Puritan Background & Poetic Analysis

Unit 2: Literacy: Plain Living Portrayed in Puritan Poetry and Sermons
Lesson 1 of 10

Objective: SWBAT determine theme and its development through analyzing the impact of diction in Anne Bradstreet's poetry by using SOAPSTone as their analysis tool.

Big Idea: Most high school students can identify Thanksgiving Dinner with Puritans; today students explore the meaning, tone, and diction in Puritan poetry.

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