Researching 18th Century Padua
Kind of Activity:
Students will conduct research on life in 18th century Padua, examine how specific elements of life and culture in Padua may have impacted Hawthorne's depiction of the setting "Rappaccini's Daughter," and present their research and findings to the class.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.8, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4
In order to fully understand "Rappaccini's Daughter," it is important for students to understand the culture and setting of the story...
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