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Daily Lessons for Teaching The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

Matt Ridley
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 120 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Daily Lessons

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.

Lesson 1

Objective: Chapter 1 The author opens the first chapter of the novel by alluding to the Red Queen Theory. Essentially, the history of evolution is a never-ending arms race. Each organism competes with every other to pass down more genes. The author thinks this is similar to the Red Queen from Alice in Wonderland who keeps running but never makes progress. He establishes this theory and uses his scientific...

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