Tag Archives: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Honors 11: Ch. 11-13 of ITW and PN Peer Editing

We first briefly discussed our Ch. 11-13 questions after I stamped then in. Afterwards, we started doing a bit of peer editing with a focus area towards descriptive details and imagery in our personal narratives. The full draft with part … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “On The American Scholar”

We talked a bit about Emerson’s “On The American Scholar” to begin. We started by writing down what we believed to be Emerson’s claim, and we then found a few supporting details/quotes that backed up his argument. You shared with … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “Nature”, Thoreau’s Poetry and Fun

We first shared out our thoughts on “Nature” and how it aids in our understanding of transcendentalist ideas courtesy of the “father of transcendentalism,” Emerson. We then wrote out a claim on the poem handout that worked to indicate similarities … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Emerson and Thoreau

From your reading of “Nature” last night, regarding the first and fourth chapters of his essay, you were to identify in small groups 10 transcendentalist ideas/claims based on your current knowledge of this philosophical movement. After, you were to transition … Continue reading

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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: “Language” and Into the Wild

We started the day by finishing our transcendentalist poems from yesterday and turned them in with our Whitman/Thoreau/Ginsberg poem annotations. We shared out a bit–you guys are such poets! After, we talked about Emerson’s Ch. 4 of “Nature” titled “Language”. … Continue reading

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