Enlightened Philosophers & Scientific Revolutionaries Activity Menu
- How, where and why can we use this knowledge, skill or process?
- How has this person changed the way the world thinks?
o (Changed the world’s actions, thoughts)
Using the notes you have gathered from various sources, choose one of the following ways to
share how you can APPLY this person’s ideas to your life.
You may pick from the following list or come up with a person on your own:
1) Voltaire 9)Bacon
2) Beccaria 10)Paine
3) Descartes 11)Scheele
4) Galileo 12)Newton
5) Rousseau 13)Montesquieu
6) Wollstonecraft 14)Locke
7) Copernicus 15)Hobbes
8) Smith 16)Vesalius
Create/Write a Write a children’s Create a Facebook
commercial to sell book about this profile for this
one of the person’s life and philosopher (be sure
Enlightened work. to be thorough &
philosopher’s ideas. complete)
Create a movie that Your Choice: Write a rap or song
goes over this Come up with your about one of the
person’s work and own unique way to Enlightened
life. show what you know. philosophers. You
(See Mr. Lehr for a can either write an
list or project and original song or put
you must get the words to an already
okay from Mr. Lehr existing song.
This must be turned in with your project!!!
Enlightened Philosophers Rubric
Application – Effective
- How and where can we use this knowledge, skill, or process? 20 Points Possible
- How should my thinking and action be modified to meet this particular
Masterful: fluent, flexible, and efficient; able to use knowledge and skill
and adjust understandings well in novel, diverse, and difficult contexts. 5=A
Skilled: competent in using knowledge and skill and adapting
understandings in a variety of appropriate and demanding contexts. 4=B
Able: able to perform well with knowledge and skill in a few key
contexts, with a limited repertoire, flexibility, or adaptability to diverse 3=C
Apprentice: relies on a limited repertoire of routines; able to perform
well in familiar or simple contexts; limited use of personal judgment and 2=D
responsiveness to specifics of feedback/situation.
Novice: can perform only with coaching or relies on highly scripted,
singular "plug-in" (algorithmic and mechanical) skills, procedures. or 1=F
Wiggins, Grant, and McTighe. Understanding by Design. 1st. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum
Ways I will do quality work for my project:
What I did that was quality work:
What I would do differently next time:
Student Grade: Teacher Grade:
Kryza, Kathleen. Practical Strategies for Differentiating Instruction. 1st. Bellevue, WA: Bureau of Education and Research, 2006.