Fall 2009 Enlightened Philosophers Activity Menu

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A project for Mr. Lehr's World History class over the Enlightenment.

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Fall 2009 Enlightened Philosophers Activity Menu

  1. 1. Name:____________________________ Enlightened Philosophers & Scientific Revolutionaries Activity Menu Application: - 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) Activity: 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. Philosophers: 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. first!)
  2. 2. 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 situation? 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 contexts. 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 approaches. Wiggins, Grant, and McTighe. Understanding by Design. 1st. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1998. Ways I will do quality work for my project: 1. _____________________________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________________ 3. _____________________________________________________________ What I did that was quality work: What I would do differently next time:
  3. 3. Student Grade: Teacher Grade: COMMENTS: Kryza, Kathleen. Practical Strategies for Differentiating Instruction. 1st. Bellevue, WA: Bureau of Education and Research, 2006.

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