New England Puritans & Pilgrims
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Document-Based Activity: The Day of Doom
In this activity, your students will increase their understanding of Puritan religion by reading a portion of Michael Wigglesworth's poem, "The Day of Doom." The doctrines of predestination and infant damnation will be explored prior to the readi...
Document Activity: The New England Primer
In this activity, your students will look further at the demanding Calvinist doctrines of Puritanism as reflected in the New England Primer, a text used to teach children the alphabet. They will then write their own primer that reflects the relig...