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This is the first lesson in a week-long, mini-unit contains four individual lessons.  Through the course of all these lessons, students will be introduced to the concept of civil disobedience—people purposefully disobeying a law or protesting nonviolently about laws or social issues they feel to be unjust. They’ll read from, watch, and listen to three examples that address the issue: Henry David Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience," Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail," and the Teaching Tolerance documentary Viva La Causa written and directed by Bill Brummel.Activity Description: This lesson focuses on introducing, defining, and providing a basic example of historical civil disobedience using Henry David Thoreau's experience and an excerpt from his essay "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience."This lesson is designed to be used in a blended environment.  Accommodations are listed for non-blended courses.Time needed for activity: ~45 minute class periodResources needed: Online discussion board(s) set up at either pinup.com or answergarden.ch; copies of the "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience" excerpt (printed or electronic)
Remix of:
Civil Disobedience
Subject:
Literature, English Language Arts, Composition and Rhetoric, Reading Informational Text, Reading Literature, U.S. History
Level:
High School
Grades:
Grade 9, Grade 10
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Date Added:
10/23/2018
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States
Language:
English
Media Format:
Mobile, Text/HTML

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