02.12.08

Cores 1+4:

  1. Listen and Present-on:
    • Listen to the survival simulation presentations and start to ask what-if questions that are more based upon the feasibility of the society rather than terrifying events that may befall the inhabitants of the islands.
  2. Group 1 Voicethread for questions.
  3. Group 2 Voicethread for questions.
  4. Group 3 Voicethread for questions.
  5. Core 4 Group 1
  6. Core 4 Group 2
  7. Core 4 Group 3
  8. Extensions:
    • Make sure that you have your poetry analysis done for tomorrow.

Core 2:

  1. Write-on:
  2. Rev-it-Up:
    • Survey
  3. Read about the Shakers’ Utopian society:
    • How have they peeled back life to the survival level?
    • What is better: Simplicity and survival, or complexity and chaos?
  4. Extensions:
    • Write a paragraph about a day in your life as a Shaker. How would you feel? What would it be like?

Core 3:

  1. Write-on:
  2. Prepare for debate on transcendental revival.
    • What reasons do you think would support your side?
    • How are you going to argue your points without bullying your idea across?
  3. Debate/Discussion
  4. How does Romanticism compare to Transcendentalism.
  5. Extensions:
    • Ask someone if they could be a transcendentalist. If they don’t know what you are talking about, explain it to them and then ask them again.

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