Annotated "Civil Disobedience" - Section 2: Introduction to "Civil Disobedience"

 
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  Annotated "Civil Disobedience"
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Figurative Language and Text Structure in "Civil Disobedience"

Unit 4: Text Structure and Language Use in Informational Texts
Lesson 13 of 17

Objective: Students will be able to analyze figurative language and text structure in Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" by collaborating with peers.

Big Idea: A wooden gun and a broken machine--analyzing Thoreau's use of language and structure in "Civil Disobedience."

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English / Language Arts, civil disobedience, nonfiction (analysis), Nonfiction Literature, figurative language, word meaning, text structure, group work
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