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Ralph Waldo Emerson and “Self-Reliance”
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string." After reading Ralph Waldo Emerson’s "Self-Reliance" groups discuss and then individuals reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of being self-reliant. Included in the packet...
The American Puritan Tradition and Dilemma, Part III
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To conclude a three-part unit that examines how different writers express their views on the American Puritan tradition, class members compare the views of Ralph Waldo Emerson as expressed in his essay on "Self-Reliance" with those...
19th Century Lessons for 21st Century Lives
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The words of Henry David Thoreau on Civil Disobedience seem particularly relevant today, as are his writings and those of other transcendental thinkers who ask what it mean to live deliberately and what are the responsibilities of...
The Daoists of Concord: Connecting American Transcendentalism with Chinese Daoist philosophy.
Eleventh graders compare and contrast Chinese Daoism and American Transcendentalism. In this literature lesson, 11th graders investigate the structure of the rhetorical modes employed by Emerson and Thoreau as well as the influence of...
Breaking Free From Conformity: A study in modern day Transcendentalism
9th - 12th
Learners begin with a journal entry on the topic "Why does Ralph Waldo Emerson advocate self-reliance?" They listen to Gavin Degraw's "I Want to Be." Students write their interpretation of the song. Learners write an essay about Liars...
Criticism of Modernity: Gandhi's Association with the American Transcendentalists
Eleventh graders explore Gandhi's philosophy links to the works of American Transcendentalists Emerson and Thoreau. In this transcendentalism lesson, 11th graders discuss essential questions about civilization and modernity.