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Honors 11: “Civil Disobedience”

We started off the day by sharing in small groups some aspects of our timeline of influence if we were comfortable. I then collected them for points, after asking you to consider why, in this unit, I would most want … 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: Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience

After a brief discussion, you were given these questions to complete regarding Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience”. We continued our conversation with Thoreau’s piece. Afterwards you were given the poem “Men Say They Know Many Things” to annotate. Your “Who Are You?” … Continue reading

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