Early American English Lit Writing Assignment (Senior, Literature)

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, and their future plans as they step off the ship and onto a new world. The challenge is keeping it as plain as possible, in an effort to mimic the writing style of the early Americans. 

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Resource Details

Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
Usage Permissions
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