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Tuesdays with Morrie. Exploring a related topic, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and Aphorisms to enhance our understanding. Objectives.

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Tuesdays with morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie

Exploring a related topic, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and Aphorisms to enhance our understanding.


Objectives

Objectives

  • We will use online databases, websites and print resources to locate information about Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) and aphorisms, as related in Tuesdays with Morrie.

  • We will create a Google site that features text and illustrations and explains the connections of aphorisms (that appear in the text) and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) to the story.

  • We will create an aphorism that relates to our own personal story, explain it’s significance to us and include a visual model that represents our aphorism.


Tuesdays with morrie

  • (Warm-up) (Present this on Day 1 and 2)

  • An aphorism is a simple statement of truth, opinion or principle. While you watch the video, listen for an aphorism.

  • Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die tomorrow----James Dean, Actor

  • The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them--Mark Twain, author

  • - See more at: http://www.aphorismexamples.com/#sthash.upyUJfjo.dpuf


Warm up day 1

Warm-up (Day 1)

  • View the Spiderman video clip

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGMF_YZF254

  • 1. Write down the aphorism that you heard in the video.

  • 2. Explain what this aphorism means to you?


Warm up day 2

Warm-up Day 2

  • Today we’re going to watch a movie trailer for a movie adaptation of Tuesdays with Morrie.

  • 1. While you watch the clip, search an aphorisms that you think is most important. Why is this aphorism more meaning to you than the others?


Aphorisms

Aphorisms

  • Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die tomorrow.

    James Dean, Actor (He died at the age of 25)

  • The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.

  • - Mark Twain

  • - See more at: http://www.aphorismexamples.com/#sthash.upyUJfjo.dpuf


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