2 The 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.
3 Possible Topics Order vs. Individual Freedom Justice vs. Revenge The Public Realm vs. The Private RealmSin vs. GuiltNature vs. Society
4 Guidelines 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
5 The “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%
7 Key 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
8 Final 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