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Here is a fun way to study vocabulary from The Scarlet Letter. Learners review 35 vocabulary words from the novel by matching and the correct term to definition. Tip: Have the class engage in vocabulary practice prior to reading the novel to increase fluency and comprehension.
Now this is a cool way to study vocabulary. Kids can click on the EZ Flash Cards to revile definitions, test themselves, or prep for reading. The vocabulary on these flash cards are all taken from the Nathaniel Hawthorne tale, The Scarlet Letter. And because these cards are in an online environment you can assign the web link as homework or set up at an independent work station.
Challenge Rev. Dimmesdale's thoughts on good and evil. In The Scarlet Letter he states that people do not want to share their wrongs because they will be perceived as evil and will not be able to contribute good. Scholars become very vulnerable by sharing a quality of theirs that is negative and decorating the first letter of that characteristic: their own "scarlet letter" that they must then wear for a day. Readers also write a persuasive essay in response to Rev. Dimmesdale.
What is an allusion? Use this guide to introduce your class to allusions in The Scarlet Letter. A comprehensive definition is provided, as well as one clear example. Consider encouraging your learners to write down a few allusions they're familiar with before delving into The Scarlet Letter activity. A list of allusions from Hawthorne's novel is referenced by not included.