Presentation on theme: "Journal: What memories do you have of Thanksgiving and/or Pilgrims? Describe the event."— Presentation transcript:
Journal: What memories do you have of Thanksgiving and/or Pilgrims? Describe the event.
from “OF PLYMOUTH PLANTATION” EQ: HOW DOES PURITAN PLAIN TEXT DIFFER FROM THE TRANSLATED WRITINGS OF THE SPANISH EXPLORERS?
Agenda: Journal Video clip Ppt. on history & Puritan plain text Double-entry Journal Annotation Double-bubble Thinking Map Sponsor a Word
Puritans: Wanted religious freedom Very serious (dark colors) Protestant work ethic Very cautious of sin (no dramas) Puritan Plain Style (straightforward, not flashy)
William Bradford (1590-1657) Puritans to Holland, then 102 pilgrims to America (1620) Landed off course (Virginia, instead Mass.) Governor in Mass. (reelected 30 times!) Organized repayment of debts to financial backers Encouraged new immigration Established good relations with the Native Americans Established the town hall meeting concept
Of Plymouth Plantation Factually accurate account of the Pilgrims’ first successful settlement Religious faith (reason for peace with Native Americans) “city upon a hill”
Video Clip: “Mayflower Pilgrims” (first minute, then 35:00-42:50)“Mayflower Pilgrims” 1. WHAT IS THE SEMINAL PRIMARY DOCUMENT MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO? 2. WHAT SIGNATURE DO YOU RECOGNIZE ON THE DOCUMENT?
Double-Entry JournalDouble-Entry Journal: on Book 2 CREATE A DOUBLE-ENTRY JOURNAL TO BE TURNED IN TOMORROW WITH THE TEST.DOUBLE-ENTRY JOURNAL
RUBRIC: 5 intriguing quotes with page numbers on the left “ …” (pg.). 5 explanations/interactions with the text on the right Content = 10 pts. MLA format = 4 pts. Legibility = 2 pts. This is 16 pts. on your test tomorrow!
Compare/Contrast Spanish Explorers’ Journals Geography Relationships “City on a hill” Wilderness Wealth Self-Reliance Dreams Power Social Customs Of Plymouth Plantation
“ ” Our fathers... came over this great ocean, and were ready to perish in this wilderness. Write a journal entry as a Pilgrim about any event in Bradford’s journal.