This file contains a reading guide that will walk your students through a selection of Emerson's essay "Self-Reliance." This is a great activity to use as a walk-through after an initial reading of the text as it will break apart key sections and focus on specific skills unique to the essay. There is a teacher's answer key provided to ease guided instruction and grading of the activity.
Also, there is an online link to an electronic copy of the text that will line up with the reading guide perfectly, so this activity can be done anywhere there is computer access.
Skills targeted in this activity:
- main ideas
- real world connections