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Early American English Lit Writing Assignment (Senior, Literature)

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To better understand early American literature, which was usually written by Puritans coming to the new world, learners pretend they have just landed on Mars. They compose a letter home describing their experiences, the new landscape, and their future plans as they step off the ship and onto a new world. The challenge is keeping it as plain as possible, in an effort to mimic the writing style of the early Americans. 

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10th - 12th
English Language Arts
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