Mrs. HASH AVID*American Literature*English Language Arts
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What is an American Holiday Project: DUE NOVEMBER 26th
Task: To create a collage that reflects both Crvecoeur's definition of an American and your own.
Process: You will assemble a collge in the image of an American flag. The left half of the flag will consist of visual representations from the media(Magazines, Newspapers, Internet, ect.) that represent Crevecoeur's definition of Americans. The right half will consist of images from your own experiences. (Banners, Stickers, Photos, Drawings, ect.) You must have at least 5 (FIVE) images on each half of your paper.
IN ADDITION to the visual images, each half of the flag must have at least five written quotations addressing "Americanism." The media side must have quotations taken from the work of Crevecoeur, "What is an American" on pages 290-291. The personal side must have quotations from you, your friends, your relatives, or any quote, or media phrase that best represents your idea of an American.
Every collage will be presented and explained to the class community. Your collage should be either on 8 1/2 x 11 sized paper or folded to fit the 8 1/2 x 11 requirment.