Tag Archives: Henry David Thoreau

Honors 11: RWE/HDT/JH Mini Teach the Class + Peer Editing

We started off this beautiful Friday sharing our pieces with the rest of the class, who took notes for the final exam. You submitted your annotated article/essay/chapter excerpt, the notes taken, and the Ch. 8-13 work completed this week for … Continue reading

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Honors 11: LMC Work Time

We first shared our scavenger hunts in small groups and then submitted them to the inbox. I then stamped in your ch. 8-10 questions for completion. We will discuss those and Ch. 11-13 tomorrow. I then assigned one of the following … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Transcendentalist Poetry

We began the day sharing our Thoreau insights and claims regarding his poetry we read in class. Afterwards, I gave you some brief background on Walt Whitman and Allen Ginsberg before we wrote an AP Lit style analytical response to … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Emerson and Thoreau + Poetry Explication

We began the day by discussing “On the American Scholar” and debriefing the debate from yesterday. We also took notes on Ralph Waldo Emerson. You were then given a poetry assignment regarding two of Thoreau’s poems titled “My Life Has … Continue reading

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Honors 11: The American Scholar

After we recapped the ultimate purpose of Thoreau’s “Men Say They Know Many Things”, we read silently this 2011 NY Times article by Gary Gutting titled “What is College for?” I then broke you up into two sides of an … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Thoreau and Emerson

We first shared our timelines in super groups and then turned them in to the inbox. After, we refreshed our memories surrounding “Civil Disobedience” by H.D. Thoreau and its ultimate message to readers. We then read his short poem titled … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “Civil Disobedience”

We spent the hour discussing in small groups and as a class Henry David Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” or “Resistance to Civil Government” after taking brief notes on HDT. Good convo. We will continue tomorrow after we share your timelines in … Continue reading

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