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  • 1. By Paul Fleischman
  • 2. The Character
    • Wesley is an outcast, a young boy who refuses to be like everyone else. Wesley is creative and unique.
  • 3. What is a civilization?
    • In the story Weslandia, Wesley started off planting a staple food crop and discovered his own civilization.
    • With great resourcefulness Wesley uses the plant in many ways to form his civilization.
  • 4. Wesley’s civilization includes… At this time each group needs to list as many ideas and discoveries Wesley used in creating his very own civilization. What did he grow, make, or eat.
  • 5. Wesley’s civilization includes…
    • A new language
    • A new alphabet
    • A number system (8)
    • A new way of keeping time (Sundial) (8)
    • Clothing
    • Food and drink
    • Plant (swist – 8 petals)
    • Shelter
    • Games
    • Economy: Sold suntan lotion and insect repellent
  • 6. Your Own Civilization!
    • What would your own civilization look like?
    • Describe and draw what you would discover and use in your own civilization!
  • 7. Your Language
    • What would your own language look like?
    • Just like the Native Americans they created symbols that represent words and phrases.
    • Wesley created his own 80 letter alphabet.
  • 8. Your Plant Life
    • If you created your own civilization, what plant would you grow? What would you name your staple plant / food crop?
  • 9. Your Shelter
    • What would your shelter look like if you created your own civilization?
  • 10. Food and Drink
    • What would you use as food and drink in your own civilization?
  • 11. Economics
    • What would you make that you could sell and make a profit out of?
    • Wesley made suntan lotion and mosquito repellent from the seeds oil. He then sold it to his former tormentors at $10.00 a bottle.
  • 12. Sports / Hobbies
    • What kind of sport activities or hobbies would you create in your own civilization?