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Modernism 1 Introduction

Modernism 1 Introduction

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06/16/2009

 
Mr Josh Cauhorn / English 11 Honors1
Unit:
Modernism
Lesson:
Unit Introduction
Length:~
40 mins
IDOE Standards Covered 
Standard 3: READING: Comprehension and Analysis of Literary Text
Students read and respond to grade-level appropriate historically or culturally significantworks of literature that reflect and enhance their study of history and social science.
11.3.5
Analyze or evaluate works of literary or cultural significance in history (American,English, or world) that:• reflect a variety of genres in each of the respective historical periods.• were written by important authors in the respective major historical periods.• reveal contrasts in major themes, styles, and trends.• reflect or shed light on the seminal philosophical, religious, social, political, or ethical ideas of their time.
11.3.7
Analyze the clarity and consistency of political assumptions (statements that takefor granted something is true), beliefs, or intentions in a selection of literary works or essays on a topic.
11.3.8
Analyze the philosophical arguments presented in literary works to determinewhether the authors' positions have contributed to the quality of each work and thecredibility of the characters.
Objectives
At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to:1.Define, in one concise paragraph, the modernism movement of the earlytwentieth century.1.1Describe the background events that led to the movement.
Procedure
Preparation
-Prepare Modernism PowerPoint-Prepare YouTube WWI movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsiHALh30qs-Hand out Modernism Introduction Notes Sheet
0-3 mins // Introduction
Today, we’ll be starting a new unit on Modernism, which is the literary movement thatdirectly follows Realism. First, we’ll look a bit at the historical background, and then as aclass, we’ll define the period together.
3-15 mins // Historical Background presentation
 
The late 19
th
century was a serious time of change in the US, and in the world. As Ipresent what was going on in the world during this literary movement, please write downon your notes sheet 5 things that stand out to you that you believe really summarize thetime period. We’ll talk about them in a second.
Present Modernism PowerPoint. Hit major points indicated on screen and inPowerPoint notes.
All of the background we just covered lead up to World War I, known at the time—therewas no World War II yet—simply as “The Great War,” or “The War to End All Wars.”We’re going to watch a short set of movies on the war, and I would like you to continueto write down things that stand out to you.
Show portions of WWI videos on YouTube, PT2, then PT1.
15-30 mins // Define Modernism using the Concept Development MethodLIST ITEMS ON BOARD
Alright, you have written down things that stand out to you. Shout them out and I’ll writethem on the board.
Get a list of about 15-20 different items from the class.
GROUP ITEMS BECAUSE THEY ARE ALIKE IN SOME WAY OR CORRESPONDSOMEHOWLABEL GROUPS AND DEFINE THE REASONS FOR GROUPINGSYNTHESIZE INFORMATION AND FORM A GENERALIZATION ABOUT THE TIMEPERIODCome to this definition:
Modernism: “art or writing that reflects a loss of hope after WWI and believes individualsare threatened and isolated by society and mass culture.”
30-40 mins // Closure and Journal Writing
Reiterate Modernism definition and present journal writing topic:“In the 1920’s advertising and mass media swept the nation, homogenizing (making thesame) the culture for the entire country. Do you believe this was a good thing, or was itbetter when each area of the country was very distinct in its different cultures?”
Materials Needed 
-Modernism Notes Sheet-Modernism PP-WWI YouTube Videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsiHALh30qs (PT2)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw-d-HsSsVM
Formative Assessment 

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