E11 UNIT 6: The Age of Reason

In this unit, we will discuss literature from the Revolutionary period of American History.  During this period, American writers were focused on logic, self-sufficiency, and on spreading patriotic ideals to inspire others to fight against the British.


SLIDESHOWS


VIDEOS

 


REVOLUTIONARY TEXTS


INTERNET RESOURCES Some of these might require a VPN

  1. Revolutionary War
  2. Overview of the Revolutionary period
  3. Benjamin Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanack
  4. About Thomas Paine

HANDOUTS
Place these worksheets in the NOTES/WORKSHEET section of your binder.


UNIT VOCABULARY 

There are four vocabulary lists for this play, one per act.  Vocabulary for each section is due at the conclustion of each Act.  Place these worksheets in the VOCABULARY section of your binder.

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