Day 4

Civil Disobedience Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

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

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.2
    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.

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.3
    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...

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