In "Civil Disobedience," read from "I have never declined paying the highway tax" to the end (p. 292-297).
Read Thoreau's essay "Reform and the Reformers," found here: http://www.thoreau-online.org/reform-and-the-reformers.html.
Common Core Objectives
Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of...