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Walden Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Henry David Thoreau's' Walden. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Revisiting Walden Pond in 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars make lists of things they would take with them if they were about to set off to live for a year in the woods. They read Thoreau's Walden Pond and compare and discuss their lists and the actual list of items Thoreau took...
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Walden: Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Walden worksheet, students discuss the experience of Thoreau at Walden Pond and evaluate the importance of the experiment. Students write essays which discuss the details, the genres, the mythological references, and the author...
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Henry David Thoreau: Author, Philosopher, and Abolitionist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
What would Henry David Thoreau think of life in 21st-Century America? Pupils investigate the abolitionist using primary and secondary materials. They analyze what Thoreau would think of the changes to American lifestyles since the time...
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"Approaching Walden: From Emerson to Thoreau"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine selected local leaves in greater detail in the classroom by using more analytical drawing techniques. They use Thoreau's drawing of a Scarlett Oak as their model. Students choose a leave from a box of leaves removed...
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Living Thoreau As A Means Of Approaching Walden

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the essays and life of Thoreau in order to appreciate his point of view and understand his way of thinking. They participate in various activities and writing assignments to gain a similar perspective. Students write...
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Dipping Into the Pond: Transcendentalism and Us

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders have a basic comprehension of transcendentalism and a familiarity with the principal propenents of the philosophy. They recognize of the unique role played by Concord, MA in the dispersion of transcendentalism. ...
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Henry David Thoreau's Philosophy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research and report on the life and times of Henry David Thoreau. In this Thoreau research lesson, students visit the given website and freewrite about Thoreau's life and home. Students work in groups to research and report on...
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Thoreau, Emerson, and Transcendentalism

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 13 multiple choice questions based on the Transcendentalist literary movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Observation: It's A Natural!

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students play the role of naturalist in their own community just as Thoreau was in his. They observe their communities looking for positive and negative aspects on the environment. They work together in groups to complete a model for...
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Quiz on Which, That, and Who

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this which, that, and who worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with either the word which, that, or who. Students fill in the blanks to 10 sentences.

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