2The PromptAs an assessment of our reading of The Scarlet Letter, you will be asked to analyze a dominant theme throughout the story. Please make sure you analysis covers the entire novel and includes three quotations.
3Possible Topics Order vs. Individual Freedom Justice vs. Revenge The Public Realm vs. The Private RealmSin vs. GuiltNature vs. Society
4Guidelines 3 – 4 pages, typed, double spaced Times New Roman 12 point fontClear thesis with three subtopicsThree specific quotes covering the entire novel.Correct in-text citationsMLA format
5The “Yes” TestBefore Mr. Sun-K grades your essay, you must pass the “Yes” Test. The “Yes” Test addresses the guidelines of the essay.Consequences:1st time fail: No penalty2nd time fail: -10%3rd time fail: -25%
7Key Dates Brainstorm: In-Class Wednesday 12/3 Outline: In-Class Thursday 12/4Draft 1: Due Friday 12/5Draft 2: Due Tuesday 12/9Draft 3: Due Thursday 12/11Final Draft/Dialectical Journal Due: Monday 12/15
8Final Tips Include in-text citations (Author, pg#). MLA Format: -Header with your name and page # at the top of each page.-1 inch margins-TitleFollow the Citation Sandwich:-Set-Up the quote-Cite the quote-Analyze the quoteCover the Scope of the novel: your essay needs to discuss the beginning, middle, and end of the The Scarlet Letter