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Topic: Emily Dickinson
The Role of Women during the 1830s – 1880s
- Explain women’s role in American politics and society
- Explain the Women’s Suffrage Movement including dates and key players
For this assignment, your small group will be required to create and present a PowerPoint or Prezi about a specific American writer while also addressing one assigned topic about American literature, culture or history from the same era. Your presentation should include the following:
- A short biography about the writer highlighting notable and/or interesting events or accomplishments during his or her life.
- Key information about your group’s assigned topic.
- Two connections between the writer or the topic and modern day America (consider if the writer
reminds you of a modern figure or if certain ideas from over 100 years ago recur today).
- A thoughtful arrangement of your research and analysis so that it both enhances your classmates’
understanding and adds interest.
- Citations for your research;
- Before beginning this assignment, ensure that your group sets goals, deadlines, and establishes roles so that the work is equally distributed.
- 5-10 minutes long roughly