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lesson 15
1 hour

Analyzing a Central Idea: A Better Government


In this lesson, students prepare for the End-of-Unit Assessment by collecting evidence from throughout “Civil Disobedience” about Thoreau’s opinion of a “better government.” After independently collecting and organizing evidence on the Better Government Evidence Gathering Tool, students participate in a Round Robin Discussion of the following prompt: Choose one central idea and analyze how it relates to Thoreau’s opinion of “a better government.”