After finishing our vocabulary for bellwork, we will then return to our Puritan Literature Prezi (  With the background information that we are learning, we are preparing to read and analyze several works of Puritan literature, starting with Jonathan Edward's sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."

OBJECTIVE:  We will learn the historical background in which Edwards's "Sinners" was set in order to perform a more thorough analysis of the types of persuasion being used.

CCSS: RI.11-12.8:  Evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts.  RI.11-12.9. Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents historical and literary significance.

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