Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Stories by the Fireside: A Renaissance of American Literature (Background and Notes) - Section 2: Jigsaw Reading: Romantic Context


Delays, revisions, and changes in instruction; adjusting lesson planning for the Firesides, adding focus questions for the expert groups.

  Adjustments to Practice: As Robert Burns said, "The Best Laid Plans..."
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Stories by the Fireside: A Renaissance of American Literature (Background and Notes)

Unit 7: Literacy: Poetry by the Fireside (Romanticism Part I)
Lesson 1 of 6

Objective: SWBAT identify central ideas of historical background and provide an objective summary of the text through a collaborative Jigsaw Reading and notes.

Big Idea: From the revolution that forged America to the revolution that forged American literature, today we delve into the American Renaissance.

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English / Language Arts, Poetry, Romanticism, collaborative learning, Fireside Poets
  50 minutes
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