Today is the last day for background information before we begin Puritan Literature.  We will watch a video clip about Puritans in America as we take notes, and then we will discuss the implications for our next reading assignments.

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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