01.11.08

Cores 1+4:

  1. Discuss-on: Why is easier to achieve equality by catering to the lowest common denominator rather than letting everyone achieve at a high level? How can we achieve equality in the second way better in the future?
  2. Continue to answer the questions from Harrison Bergeron, and don’t forget to do this step:
    • When your group completes
      the questions, you may drop the handicap, but I would like your group to write a
      paragraph about what problems you encountered in your group, what you did to
      accommodate all handicaps, and what you learned. Address the question “Do equality and sameness mean the
      same thing?”
  3. Extension: Write out an answer to the following question:
    • Do you think that the Handicapper General was handicapped? Why or why not?

Core 2:

  1. Rev-it-on: Organize a word.
  2. Take emotions survey:
  3. Continue to work on your SAP:
    • Check all Six requirements to make sure you have done everything correctly.
    • If you do not have a role in finishing your SAP, you need to ask for something to work on. Delegate the jobs. If you truly do not have something to work on, you may start working on your next Academy Authentic.
  4. Extension:
    • Continue to work on SAP.

Core 3:

  1. Write or Blog-on: What is there difference between an idea and a belief?
  2. Why is it important to know how to string together a long sentence such as this one?
    • Write down all of the ways that you can think of to join together two ideas (words, punctuation, or combinations of words and punctuation).
  3. What happens when you string enough beliefs together?
  4. What idiologies/-isms/structures of belief exist today?
    • How do you think they got started?
  5. Extensions:
    • If you are republican or a democrat, what kind of belief structure to you believe in?

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