Lesson 1 (from Prologue)
This chapter examines colonization. The Catholic-Portuguese decide to learn from their past mistakes and not to disturb or influence the native inhabitants of Lusitania.
The aim of this lesson is to examine colonization.
1) Class discussion. Why do the students think the Catholics have colonized Lusitania if they have no intention of spreading their religion? What past mistakes do the students think the Catholics have learned from?What benefits are from observing the piggies rather than influences? Could just observing the piggies cause any problems in the long run?
2) Divide the students into groups of three and ask them to develop a five-minute presentation on how the piggies and Catholic cultures can co-exist peacefully together. Can the students see any potential problems?
3) Ask the students to imagine that the Catholics did try to influence the piggie culture and to write a page on the affects it...
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