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Nature

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Nature

  1. 1. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. 2. <ul><li>We will determine the main ideas in “Nature” by Ralph Waldo Emerson in order to design postcards describing places in nature that embody his philosophies. </li></ul><ul><li>pen/pencil; “Nature”’ handout; postcard paper; colored pencils/markers </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Write about a time you have had in nature. Where was this place? Who was with you? When did you go there? Describe this place with as many sensory descriptions as possible. Describe the emotions and sensations you associate with this place or experience. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In your groups…. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Read your assigned paragraph out loud. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As a group, select two or three quotes from the selection that seem important and significant to the passage. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then, as a group, determine what the main idea of the section is. Compose a main idea statement in your own words. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: </li></ul>Group Members:
  6. 6. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: </li></ul>Group Members:
  7. 7. <ul><li>Main Idea: nature has no title and nobody owns it.. </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: :this is the best part of these men’s farms, yet to this their warranty deeds give no title. </li></ul>Group Members:
  8. 8. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: </li></ul>Group Members:
  9. 9. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: </li></ul>Group Members:
  10. 10. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: </li></ul>Group Members:
  11. 11. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: </li></ul>Group Members:
  12. 12. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: </li></ul>Group Members:
  13. 13. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Quotes from the selection: </li></ul>Group Members:
  14. 14. <ul><li>Design a postcard for Ralph Waldo Emerson. This postcard should be from a place that you think Emerson would enjoy. Include a picture of the place, some information & a description of the place. Write Emerson a note explaining why he might like to visit this place. Remember to make you post card inviting, and you must address Emerson’s viewpoints and opinions of nature. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Design a postcard for Ralph Waldo Emerson. This postcard should be from a place that you think Emerson would enjoy. Include a picture of the place, some information & a description of the place. Write Emerson a note explaining why he might like to visit this place. Remember to make you post card inviting, and you must address Emerson’s viewpoints and opinions of nature. </li></ul>

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