"This story is so intriguing, and I really like what you're planning with it. I think this is an excellent choice for high school students, and I like the idea of examining Arnold's use of persuasion here--this is really powerful stuff, and…"
"I'm thinking that maybe this could begin with an activity similar to what we did last week...perhaps with a few voices that mirror a few different emoticons, maybe based on a comment that the protagonist made. Maybe begin with one emotion/voice…"
"This is a great way to introduce opposing thoughts. In the upper grade levels, the students could have debates about issues that are important to them or lessons that they are learning in their classroom. The teacher could expand upon this to talk…"
"Suggest: I think you could use the poem "When the war is over" by W.S. Merwin to help show students how to take a bias and recreate it using a different perspective. The poem talks about the positive effects of war, which is something that…"
Title: "Neat People Vs. Sloppy People"Author: Suzanne BrittIn this essay, Britt uses both lighthearted and satiric humor to show that the difference between neat and sloppy people is, at its core, a moral issue. She deftly defies the conventional belief that being neat is the more desireable of the two opposing traits; showing why sloppiness is the more humane way to behave.Students could defend what they see as a common misunderstanding about two opposing traits, or misunderstanding about…See More