1.) Journal Prompt: "Facing the beast" - Write for 10 minutes.
2.) Download your own copy of Edward Abbey's Culture vs. Civilization.
- Open Kami in your Chrome Browser (click on the Kami icon in the upper right corner of your browser.)
- Drag your copy of Edward Abbey's Culture vs. Civilization into Kami so you can annotate it.
3.) As you are reading along, we will pause after each paragraph so you can highlight one word you are unfamiliar with and add a comment with one question about this paragraph.
4.) After reading, go through each paragraph in your group and share your question in your group. With your group, either find an answer for your question or pose another question (this needs to be related to the question you asked in the first place.)
5.) In your Google Doc, insert a table of Two columns (add rows as needed) and contrast what Abbey says about Culture with what he says about Civilization.
Is there any overlap between Culture and Civilization?
6.) Class Venn-Diagram (on the board): Civilization vs. Culture: Where do the two differ and where do they overlap?
7.) Summary/Reflection: How are both Culture and Civilization placeholders in our society? What do they stand for? How do you see them as both different and similar?
In today's GoogleDoc, include the following:
- Link to annotated file on Kami
- Table of Culture vs. Civilization