Students read and analyze the criticism by Bloom focusing on argument, logical appeal, and creditbility—Students worked on an argument essay over the following prompt:
Bloom indicates that Emerson believed that adversity might be a good thing. Write an argumentative essay where you agree, disagree, or qualify Bloom’s assumption of Emerson’s beliefs. Use evidence from both texts to support your response.
–Homework–Scarlet Letter, USA, Google discussion, and complete any unfinished work from class—Print remaining authors