The Great Awakening was a response to the declining ranks of traditional Puritan Protestantism. It called for a deeper devotion and connection with God and was often preached in very vivid sermons, such as the fire and brimstone sermon we will read.
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If the audio is not on the CD (which I don’t have while writing this, so I am hoping the notes in the book are correct!!) then this will have to be changed to “[F]ollow along as your classmates read aloud” Have students work on worksheet while reading the text.
Many people would agree that fear is one of the most powerful motivators of human behavior. Fear of injury makes us buckle our seat belts. Fear of failure makes us study or work harder.
Do you think that fear is a great motivator?
Take a few minutes and write about what motivates you and whether you would use fear to motivate someone else.
The use of language to cause a picture or other sensory experience (like taste or smell) in the mind of the reader.
“ The streetlights in the park lit up the autumn leaves in a way that made them seem more brightly colored than they really were. There was a crisp scent of fall everywhere– the smell of burning wood and cool air.”