Transcendentalism Unit Test Study Guide

Transcendentalism Unit Test
Study Guide
 Multiple choice (including some AP-style multiple choice questions)
 Matching
 True/False
Test Date: Friday, January 9, 2015
Approximately 60 points total (30 points come from the Thoreau readings)
A slight curve will be given to account for the difficulty of the AP multiple choice
Please review the following in preparation for the unit test:
 Background notes on Transcendentalism
 Background notes on the authors (Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman)
 Socratic seminar questions
 “Civil Disobedience” close reading questions
 Teacher summary notes on Walden excerpts (includes the key ideas from each
 Main ideas/themes from all readings including:
 “Life Without Principle”
 “Civil Disobedience”
 Walden
 “Self-Reliance”
 Nature
 “I Hear America Singing”
 “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d”