Jamestown Identification literature review

  • Assignment*William Bradford–“Compact with the Indians 1621” pgs. 59-60 PRQ # 5Due Date: January 18 at 11:30 p.m.  Read the literature on the syllabus before completing weekly assignments.
    • With critical thinking, look at the heading of this assignment and use the named personal response question (PRQ) located at the end of the Bradford Author Study Sheet to discuss the one question in 50 words.   What would have been my attitude toward the Native Americans I encountered?  
    • In order to receive credit, use specific material (characters, setting, events) from the named literary work to guide your personal response. A quote is not required; however, if you use a quote, do not just give a quote without explanation of the context.
    • Use NO OUTSIDE sources; use only your opinion and specifics from your reading of the literature.
  • Assignment*Identification–Puritanism 17th CenturyDue Date: January 18 at 11:30 p.m. evening    Read the literature on the syllabus before completing weekly assignments.
    • Use ONLY the material posted on Content / Unit I / Background Study Notes / ENG 251 Puritan Characteristics / Eight Chief Points of Puritan Theology for credit.
    • Use correct standard English.
    • Submit a paragraph written in sentences and not listing to identify the Eight Chief Points of Puritan Theology. You are taking information given in a list to adapt it to logical sentences to form a paragraph with a topic sentence. Do not include any material that is not on the posted notes.  Use no outside source.

    The skill you are using is to take information in one format (list) and to present it in another format (sentences to form a paragraph).

  • Assignment*Anne Bradstreet–“Before the Birth of One of Her Children” PRQ #6Due Date: Jan. 22 at 11:30 p.m.  Read the literature on the syllabus before completing weekly assignments.
    • With critical thinking, look at the heading of this assignment and use the named personal response question (PRQ) located at the end of the Bradstreet Author Study Sheet to discuss the question in 50 words.  How would I feel if my baby and older children were to be left to a stepmother [stepfather for males]  due to my death?
    • In order to receive credit, use specific material (characters, setting, events) from the named literary work to guide your personal response. A quote is not required; however, if you use a quote, do not just give a quote without explanation of the context.
    • Deductions will be made for grammar errors and misspelled words.
    • Use NO OUTSIDE sources; use only your opinion and specifics from your reading of the literature.
  • Assignment*Mary Rowlandson–A Narrative of the Captivity . . . Pgs. 119-24 PRQ #3Due Date: Jan. 22 at 11:30 p.m.   Read the literature on the syllabus before completing weekly assignments.
    • With critical thinking, look at the heading of this assignment and use the named personal response question (PRQ) located at the end of the Rowlandson Author Study Sheet to discuss the question in 50 words.  Would I have had the same attitude toward God’s role in my experience if I had endured what Rowlandson endured?
    • In order to receive credit, use specific material (characters, setting, events) from the named literary work to guide your personal response. A quote is not required; however, if you use a quote, do not just give a quote without explanation of the context.
    • Deductions will be made for grammar errors and misspelled words.
    • Use NO OUTSIDE sources; use only your opinion and specifics from your reading of the literature.
  • Assignment*Identification–Salem Witch TrialsDue Date: Jan. 22 at 11:30 p.m.   Read the literature on the syllabus before completing weekly assignments.
    • (For credit, you must give the source of the information in parenthesis at the end of the entry. Both the assignment and source must be submitted AT THE SAME TIME. Credit will not be given for a source sent separately by message; do not send source separately. If you use Internet, you must give the address.)
    • Submit 75 words written in sentences and not listing to give the dateplace, and literary significance. Identifying without giving the significance (literary importance, influence) of the identification is not sufficient.
    • Use the textbook, Internet, the AVL, or SSCC Library.
  • Assignment*Cotton Mather–“The Trial of Bridget Bishop” Pgs. 175-79 PRQ #3  Due Date: Jan. 22 at 11:30 p.m.  Read the literature on the syllabus before completing weekly assignments.
    • With critical thinking, look at the heading of this assignment and use the named personal response question (PRQ) located at the end of the Mather Author Study Sheet to discuss the question in 50 words.   Do I believe in supernatural beings who can do harm to humans? 
    • In order to receive credit, use specific material (characters, setting, events) from the named literary work to guide your personal response. A quote is not required; however, if you use a quote, do not just give a quote without explanation of the context.
    • Deductions will be made for grammar errors and misspelled words.
    • Use NO OUTSIDE sources; use only your opinion and specifics from your reading of the literature.