Grade: Senior
Subject: Literature

#1566. The Scarlet Letter: Projects

Literature, level: Senior
Posted Fri Feb 11 05:34:13 PST 2000 by Micheal R. Parent (
Manchester Regional High School, Haledon, NJ
Materials Required: time, creativity, poster/project materials, video camera
Activity Time: 1 week

Design a model that replicates a scene from The Scarlet Letter. You model should include some miniature characters.
Design four greeting cards that you think Hester, Pearl, Dimmesdale, and Chillingworth would have sent to each other for a holiday. . . you choose the holiday and design four cards, one from each of these characters. Include a picture and a quote or poem that they would have written in the card. This can be funny, or serious.
Create a poster that compares Hawthorne's scarlet letter, to a modern scarlet letter that is recognized by our society.