Daily Lessons for Teaching Parable of the Sower

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Lesson 1

Objective: Chapter One. In this chapter, we are introduced to the alternative reality of the story, in which the current situation in American is a dystopic vision of widespread poverty and violence. The objective of the lesson is for students to be able to understand the difference between a Utopian and a dystopian society and to identify aspects of this society in the text.

1. LECTURE: Explain that two visions of society that are presented throughout the course of the novel. Students take notes the definitions and characteristics of a dystopian versus a Utopian society:

- Utopia: ideal, "perfect" society; is usually imagined or thought about, but not actually lived in; is more perfect than realistic.
- Dystopia: a society where chaos overtakes law and order; people live in misery caused by widespread suffering, poverty, violence, oppression or other tragedies; dystopias is usually not lived in, but feared...

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