This class focuses on Nathaniel Hawthorne's background and "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment." Prior to class, students read a short biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne (provided in the Teaching Guide) and "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" independently. Alternatively, the class can read portions of the story during class together.
Common Core Objectives
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their...