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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: 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: Emerson and Thoreau

After finishing our conversation about Emerson’s “Nature” Chapters 1 and 4, we transitioned into presenting the essay/chapter we had read for homework to the other group. Good job getting the main ideas across. Next, I explained what the quiz will … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Thoreau and Emerson-Transcendentalism

Here’s an Into the Wild calendar. We will begin the novel when we return from break. We finished our conversation about Thoreau’s “My Life Has Been The Poem” and “Conscience.” Well done. You did well finding transcendentalist threads that existed … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Thoreau and Emerson

After finishing our “Civil Disobedience” conversation, we moved into groups to begin changing the method through which we find meaning in poetry with “Men Say They Know Many Things.” Good job 🙂 You shared in your poetry groups a little … Continue reading

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