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Pilgrims and Puritans

For Teachers 11th - 12th
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and...
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Puritanism

For Teachers 7th - 8th
A few vital statistics about the Mayflower, and a note here and there regarding Plymouth and the Massachusetts Bay Colony make this a good review tool. Leaners are given basic facts about Puritanism, Puritan theology, and the effects of...
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The American Puritan Tradition and Dilemma, Part III

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
To conclude a three-part unit that examines how different writers express their views on the American Puritan tradition, class members compare the views of Ralph Waldo Emerson as expressed in his essay on "Self-Reliance" with those...
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The American Puritan Tradition and Dilemma: Part I

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Jonathan Edwards' "Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God" and Anne Bradstreet's "Upon the Burning of Our House" provide learners with an opportunity to develop their close reading skills. Groups identify the figurative language and appeals...
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Puritan Massachusetts: Theocracy or Democracy?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Was Puritan society governed as more of a theocracy or democracy? After comparing and contrasting a series of primary source documents, middle and high schoolers form small groups and debate the question.
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Puritan Ideals: Background Notes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore Puritanism and Puritan values with your high schoolers. A general overview is provided, and Puritan laws, family life, plainness, and temptation are all covered. Pictures and an occassional cartoon keep the presentation...
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Calvinism and Puritans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Now your class can discuss Calvinism and Puritans like true academic. How, you ask? Because they've heard a lecture based on the presentation you've just found. Containing informational text, each slide gives basic differences between...
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Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the time in which the Puritans lived in colonial New England. In groups, they research the Puritans view on life and death and discuss as a class. They read gravestones, diaries and other primary sources to discover...
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Utopian Promise

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars learn all about the Puritans in the third installment of a 16-part lesson series. After watching a video, they read and discuss biographies of Puritans and Quakers from American history, write journal entries and poetry, and...
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The Settlement of New England

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A thorough exploration of the Puritan Migration and settlement of Plymouth, this presentation is sure to engage your young historians with its clear maps and historical documents. The presentation differentiates the philosophies of...
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Early American English Lit Writing Assignment (Senior, Literature)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
To better understand early American literature, which was usually written by Puritans coming to the new world, learners pretend they have just landed on Mars. They compose a letter home describing their experiences, the new landscape,...
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

For Teachers 11th
Examine the life of Arthur Miller and the characters in one of his well-known plays, The Crucible. The first few slides give background information on Miller as well as Senator McCarthy and the blacklisted celebrities during the...
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Puritans Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars determine if the Puritans were selfish or selfless.  In this American history lesson, students read two Puritans documents, answer guiding questions on a worksheet, and use evidence from the documents to write whether the...
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Puritans vs. Seperatist

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the Puritans and Separatists. They about The Mayflower Compact and write a short summary about the document. After creating a foldable, 8th graders list ways the native...
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Puritans

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Puritans activity, learners read an information text about the laws in early New England colonies. Students write an essay about how the lives and laws of the Puritans helped to shape the United States.
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Southern Puritanism and Tennessee Williams

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students write an essay comparing Arthur Mille's The Crucible and one of Tennessee Williams' plays. In this Tennessee Williams instructional activity, students discuss the influence of Puritanism on modern American drama. Lesson includes...
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Worksheet #23 Questions - Puritanism

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Puritanism quiz worksheet, students answer ten fill in the blank questions to further their understanding of the aforementioned topic.
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Think Like a Puritan

For Students 7th - 12th
In this The Scarlet Letter activity worksheet, students read a 2-paragraph selection pertaining to Puritan beliefs and then respond to 7 short answer questions.
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The Crucible

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Some good ideas could help you plan out a unit on Arthur Miller's The Crucible. After analyzing Puritan lifestyles and specifics of witchcraft and witch hunts, young learners complete mini research projects. The plan offers some good...
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The Puritans

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Puritans, their origins, their beliefs, and values are the subject of a presentation that could be used to introduce viewers to early American history or literature. The PowerPoint could also serve as a model for group projects and would...
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The Puritans Crossword

For Students 7th - 11th
In this Puritans crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 11 clues to identify the correct words and names that will solve the crossword puzzle.
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Religious Intolerance and the Salem Witch Trials

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners describe the basic beliefs of the Puritan religion; identify the principle figures in the Salem Witch Trials;explain the events that led to the mass hysteria suffered by the town; analyze the First Amendment; and examine...
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Puritans

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Puritan worksheet, students read a page that describes the ideals and living conditions of the Puritans. They look at an image of what the Puritans looked like. There are no questions associated with this page.
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Nathaniel Hawthorne: "Young Goodman Brown"

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Give your class some background information on both Nathaniel Hawthorne and his short story "Young Goodman Brown." Basic themes and characters are introduced, especially as this is an allegory with many symbolic elements. Help your...

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