Good Day! DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 08/27/09 , Topic: Epicurus - Happiness 2) On the next line, write “ Opener #3 ” and then: 1) Plot your mood, reflect in 1 sent . 2) Respond to the opener by writing at least 2 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Other things going on in the news. Announcements: None Intro Music: Untitled
Workbook Setup: Draw a line between days. Use back and front of pages. Opener (graded) Write date , topic , opener # Then 3 sentences: based off the opener questions. Notes (not-graded) In-class notes go next. Notes online and in class binder. 60% of test from notes . Work Section (graded) Work sections correspond to the opener #, and then go in letter a-z order. Title: must be included in each work section. 25-30% of test from work sec. Surprise quizzes 100% based off notes and work sections.
Agenda 1) Epicurus – What is happiness? Essential Question 1) How has Epicrus shaped our view of happiness? Reminder 1) Find & complete your 4 news pods
Review 1) Greeks (Athens) : Democratic idea of citizens making gov decisions 2) Greeks (Spartans) : Classical republican idea that the individual submit/sacrifice for common good 3) Plato (427 BC): In dem. poor take from the rich. Philosopher king (super ruler) is best (P, Plato, P, Philos. Kings) 4) Aristotle (384 BC): Philos. kings can’t be relied on. Agrees, poor unworthy, but gov can work with constitution (rules) & power in the middle class
Review of Socrates and Plato
TIMELINE 520-480 BC Persian War 480-430 BC Athens flourishes 404 BC Sparta destroys Athens 338 BC Macedonia/Alex the Great conquers Greece 197 BC Rome conquers Greece
341 BC: 2350 YRS BEFORE 2009 2117 YRS BEFORE THE FOUNDING OF AMERICA
Work #3a , Title “ Epucurus Applied ” 1) Copy Source Title: BBC-Philos of Happiness 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion ( include their name at the end ). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections
Class Beliefs 1) Be fearless and all heart. You have the power to empower others.
Class Beliefs 2) Step up, open up, and take risks. You get what you put in.
Class Beliefs 3) Be your true self. Learn and acknowledge who other people truly are.
Class Beliefs 4) Challenge ideas, not the messenger. Never stop questioning!
Class Beliefs 5) Ask for help, accept help, offer help. Be inclusive, leave no one out. .
Class Beliefs 6) Be responsible, you affect others. If you lose someone’s trust, earn it back.
Homework: 1) Study today’s notes + work sections for a possible workbook quiz . 2) Pick and listen to your 4 news podcast by next Monday.