Read from "All voting is a sort of gaming" to "I see this blood flowing now" in "Civil Disobedience" (p.280-286).
Read the article "Pond Scum," by Kathryn Schulz: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/10/19/pond-scum.
Common Core Objectives
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness or beauty of the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a...