Name _ Date _ Period _
The Scarlet Letter Packet #1
Pre Reading - Setting the stage
These questions will help you get ready to read. Prepare to discuss the questions by
jotting down answers in the spaces provided.
This is set in a Massachusetts village du
Matching: match the words with their definition
_ 1. impotent
A. native; originating in a place where found.
_ 2. taciturn
B. not careful; rash, foolish
_ 3. imprudent
_ 4. indigenous
D. roll about; live self-indulgently
_ 5. wallowing
Harvard Outline Format
( If you have and A, you must have a B: if you have a 1, you must have a 2).
SUB-POINTS = ANALYSIS
B. Relevant Information
(a) publisher, year
(b) content, style
Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences
A thesis statement identifies the focus for your writing. It should identify a specific
subject and highlight a specific condition, express a specific condition, or take a stand.
Every paper should have a thesis state
1. When was this book published? (1960)
2. This novel takes place in? (Maycomb, Alabama)
3. The time period of this novel is? (1930)
4. What event is happening in the 1930s? (Great Depression)
5. What laws legally segregated the blacks from the whites?
1. What did Mr. Heck Tate's mob want?
2. What was the purpose of Mr. Cunningham's mob?
3. Why did Mr. Cunningham's mob leave?
4. Identify Mr. Dolphus Raymond.
5. Identify Tom Robinson, Mr. Gilmer, Bob Ewell, Mayella Ewell, and Judge Taylor.
Chapters 1-3 Scarlet Letter review
1. Explain: On the other hand, a penalty which, in our days, would infer a degree of
mocking infamy and ridicule, might then be invested with almost as stern a
dignity as the punishment of death itself.
2. Write down thr
Romanticism Age of Revolution
Romantic Subject Matter
1) The quest for beauty: non-didactic, pure beauty
2) The use of far away and abnormal antique and fanciful
a. Antiquing or artificially aging interest in the past
b. Characterization and mood: grotesq
Creating an Outline (Harvard Outline Format)
An outline not only helps you organize your ideas, it also helps you see where you need more information and which notes don t fit
into your report. Use the model below to help you organize your note cards eff
Sample source card (you need 5 of these!)
(MLA handbook/Purdue OWL for proper citations)
Location of Source
(Web, MHS library)
Lib. Call #
Boyer, Paul and Stephen Nissenbaum. Salem Possessed:
Sample note card (you need 20 of these!)
Quote, Paraphrase, pg #
Type of note: paraphrase, direct quote
Number of Accusations
By October of 1692, hundreds of persons had been accused of witchcraft-so many
Their Eyes Were Watching God Guided ReadingComplete this guide to help you as we read the novel. It can be collected and graded on any day reading is due. It
is your responsibility to keep it up to date!
1. How does Pheobys moral code differ fro
A. Grabber/Hook/Interesting RELEVANT opening
B. Book Information
1. In the novel, [Title of Book]
2. By [Author]
C. Thesis Statement
1. Body Paragraph topic 1
2. Body Paragraph topic 2
3. Body Paragraph topic 3
II. Body Para
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March 15, 2013- April 17/18, 2013
A Rose for Emily notes
Eyes Study guide (1-11)
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April 1, 2013
April 4/5, 2013
*PLEASE NOTE* Vocabulary sentences have t
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February 1, 2013- March 8 /11, 2013
Thoreau one page
Modern day scarlet letter
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February 20/21, 2013
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