This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Silencing; Coyotes, Kittens and Conversations; and Taking a Life In this lesson, students will study the idea of egotism as presented in the chapter "Silencing". Jensen argues that Descarte's famous quote, "I think, therefore I am," is a sign of human egotism. After completing this lesson, students should be able to identify what egotism is, give examples of egotism, and argue whether or not they believe Descarte's...
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