Monday - DO NOW - What part of "Beauty" did you connect most with? Explain. Review "Beauty" by Emerson by having students get into groups and share out their double-entry journals. Open discussion on the similarities and differences between "Nature" and "Beauty" by Emerson.
Tuesday - DO NOW on gender roles during time period. Intro to Margaret Fuller and "The Dial." In groups, read "The Announcement of the Dial" by Fuller and Emerson. Answer reading questions when done. Discuss. Exit slip: Why the name "The Dial"?
HW - Read "Self-Reliance" by Emerson with six double-entry journals.
Thursday - DO NOW on Self-Reliance. Discuss first impressions of the reading. Group paragraph analysis of the reading. From the students' double-entry journals, they will choose THE most important quote from the essay and explain why they came to that conclusion. Share out.
Friday - Vocabulary quiz!