Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God

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ENG304A Honors American Literature | Unit 1: Early American Writings | Lesson 6 Lesson 6: Analyze "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" Excerpt Did the colonists of the New World remain deeply devout or did their religious practice wane? The famous sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” memorably answers these questions. Lesson Objectives Analyze the ways in which the traditions, themes, and issues of historical eras influenced writers. Identify and interpret the use of figurative language. Analyze theme. Use strategies to comprehend first-person historical documents. Evaluate the effectiveness of a text in relation to its purpose. Identify and interpret the use of figurative language. Analyze and evaluate the use of mood. Identify two or more central ideas in an informational text. Explain how multiple central ideas develop over the course of an informational text. Explain how multiple central ideas affect one another to contribute to the overall complexity of the analysis in an informational text. Use general printed reference materials to find information about a word. Use general digital reference materials to find information about a word. Predict the meaning of a word or phrase. Compare the predicted meaning of a word or phrase to the actual definition. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in an informational text. Infer figurative, connotative, and technical meanings of words and phrases as they are used in an informational text. Describe how an author of an informational text uses a key term and refines the meaning over the course of the text. Analyze the ways in which the traditions, themes, and issues of historical eras influenced writers. Analyze point of view and voice. Analyze theme. Use strategies to comprehend first-person historical documents. Evaluate the effectiveness of a text

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