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In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students read Beyond Good and Evil by Nietzsche and then respond to 12 short answer questions regarding the work. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Tenth graders explore the genre of Existential literature. In this literature lesson, 10th graders view portions of Fight Club and then read excerpts of works by Kierkegaard, Kafka, Nietzche, and others existential thinkers. Students write an analytical comparative essay.
In this online interactive philosophy learning exercise, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Beyond Good and Evil by Nietzsche. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive learning exercise. 
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
In this online interactive philosophy quiz activity, learners respond to 26 multiple choice questions about Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil. Students submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive philosophy activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity. 
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Jean-Paul Sartre's No ExitStudents may check some of their answers online
In this online interactive literature worksheet, learners respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about John-Paul Sartre's NauseaStudents may check some of their answers online.
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Jean-Paul Sartre's The FliesStudents may check some of their answers online.
 In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 30 multiple choice questions about The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 20 multiple choice questions about Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students, in groups, read and analyze the short story, A Good Man is Hard to Find, by Flannery O'Connor. They present their findings tot he rest of the class and then connect the various themes discussed to outside material, events happening on film, etc.
Students discover the ideas of enlightenment by reading historical poetry. In this philosophical lesson, students read poems by Sir Walter Scott and Sergeant Joyce Kilmer while discussing the themes of the writing with classmates. Students view the Bill Murray film Groundhog Day and complete several activities based on the characters and existential viewpoints from the film.
Learners analyze selections by Albert Camus and Jorge Luis Borges relating to individual and societal responsibility. They listen to and analyze songs pertaining to the same, then discuss and support ideas in varied written and oral formats.
After reading Sophie's World, high schoolers answer as many multiple choice questions as possible. There are just about 30 questions posted online, and learners can hit "submit" to receive immediate feedback. 
In this online interactive psychology learning exercise, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Foucault's Madness and Civilization. Students submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Thomas Mann's A Death in VeniceStudents may check some of their answers online.
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 30 short answer and essay questions about The Magic MountainStudents may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
Learners explore the individual's role in society. In this social responsibility lesson, students analyze Camus's The Stranger and The Myth of Sisyphus as well as Borges's "Rosendo's Tale." Learners compare the themes of the pieces to the themes of selected songs.

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