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

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